Tampa, Florida has 2 film schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in film. With an overall population of 303,447 and a student population of 90,964, approximately 33,255 of Tampa students attend one of Tampa's schools that offer film programs.
Of the 2 film schools in Tampa, the largest film school, by student population, is The University of Tampa. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Tampa with credentials in film.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with a film degree from one of Tampa's film schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,232 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Tampa film schools was an average of $28,697 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,502 for film related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,843 per year, on average, for room and board at Tampa-based film schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,683.
After graduating with your credentials in film, if you decide to work as a film professional in Tampa, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 1,480 film professionals in Florida. Of these film professionals, 150 were working in the greater Tampa area. The number of film professionals in Tampa is expected to decrease by -2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for film professionals.
As a film professional in Tampa, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,390 per year. This is higher than the average salary for film professionals in the state.
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