Irvine has a total population of 143,072 and a student population of 49,470. Of these students, 13,294 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Of the 1 photography schools in Irvine, the largest photography school, by student population, is Irvine Valley College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Photography program at Irvine Valley College.
A reported 1 students graduated with credentials in photography in Irvine in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $658 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for photography related books and supplies each year.
Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Irvine, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 12,700 photographers in California. Of these photographers, 540 were working in the greater Irvine area. The number of photographers in Irvine is expected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Irvine, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,830 per year. This is higher than the average salary for photographers in the state.