If you are interested in pursuing photography, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 photography schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh has a general population of 334,563 and an overall student population of 89,620. Approximately 6,204 of Pittsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Of the 2 photography schools in Pittsburgh, the largest photography school, by student population, is Point Park University. In 2010, Point Park University graduated approximately 8 students from its photography program.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in photography in Pittsburgh in 2010. In 2009 tuition at photography schools in Pittsburgh was $24,812 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $930 for photography related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,400.
Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 photographers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Pittsburgh area. The number of photographers in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by -5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Pittsburgh, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for photographers in the state.
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