Lancaster has a total population of 118,718 and a student population of 32,970. Of these students, 15,705 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Of the 1 photography schools in Lancaster, the largest photography school, by student population, is Antelope Valley College. In 2010, Antelope Valley College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a photography certificate in Lancaster. If you decide to attend a photography school in Lancaster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $780.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,646 for photography related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Lancaster after graduating from photography school, you should know that job prospects for photographers in Lancaster, which is the most popular photography profession, are not very good. There were 5,000 photographers working in California and 2,090 working in the greater Lancaster area in 2010. The number of photographers in Lancaster is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $37,630 per year. This is higher than the average salary for photographers in the state.