Tyler has a total population of 83,650 and a student population of 18,298. Of these students, 11,045 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Tyler Junior College is the largest photography school in Tyler, based on student population. Approximately 6 students graduated in 2010 from Tyler Junior College with credentials in photography.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in photography from photography schools in Tyler in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Tyler's photography schools was $11,424 per year for instate students and $12,024 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,116 for photography related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Tyler-based photography schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,362.
Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Tyler, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 85 photographers in Texas were working in the greater Tyler area. Tyler's photographer workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Tyler, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for photographers in the state.