Every year approximately 8 students graduate with a degree in photography from Maine schools. If you too are interested in studying photography, Maine has 2 photography schools from which you can choose. Yearly tuition at photography schools in Maine for a degree in photography is $17,567 per year.
Maine College of Art is the largest photography school in the state of Maine, based on number of students. It is located in Portland. Approximately 7 students graduated with a photography degree from Maine College of Art in 2009, which was 88% of the total state photography graduates for that year. If you decide to attend Maine College of Art, you can expect to pay approximately $28,280 per year to earn your degree in photography.
A majority of those with a degree in photography choose to become photographers. If you are planning on working in the state after graduation, you should know that the job outlook for photographers in Maine is not very good. In Maine, there are currently about 670 photographers. This number is projected to increase to 700 by the year 2018. This indicates a 4% change in the number of photographers in Maine.
If you work as a photographer in Maine, your yearly salary can range from less than $19,433 to more than $42,200. But the median salary for photographers earn $33,003 per year, in Maine.
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