With an overall population of 84,084 and a student population of 32,698, approximately 32,313 of Santa Monica students attend one of Santa Monica's schools that offer photography programs.
Of the 1 photography schools in Santa Monica, the largest photography school, by student population, is Santa Monica College. Approximately 26 students graduated in 2010 from Santa Monica College with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a photography degree from one of Santa Monica's photography schools. If you decide to attend a photography school in Santa Monica, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $652.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,224 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a photography program in Santa Monica.
After graduating with your credentials in photography, if you decide to work as a photographer in Santa Monica, your job prospects are not very good. There were 5,000 photographers working in California and 2,090 working in the greater Santa Monica area in 2010. Santa Monica's photographer workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a photographer in Santa Monica is $37,630 per year, which is higher than the average for photographers state-wide.