With an overall population of 3,694,820 and a student population of 193,831, approximately 19,873 of Los Angeles students attend one of Los Angeles's schools that offer photography programs.
Of the 1 photography schools in Los Angeles, the largest photography school, by student population, is Los Angeles City College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Los Angeles City College with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a photography degree in Los Angeles. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $722 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,638 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a photography program in Los Angeles.
If you plan on staying in Los Angeles after graduating from photography school, you should know that job prospects for photographers in Los Angeles, which is the most popular photography profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 5,000 photographers in California. Of these photographers, 2,090 were working in the greater Los Angeles area. Los Angeles's photographer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a photographer in Los Angeles is $37,630 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for photographers.