With an overall population of 32,776 and a student population of 5,854, approximately 5,854 of Chicago Heights students attend one of Chicago Heights's schools that offer photography programs.
Of the 1 photography schools in Chicago Heights, the largest photography school, by student population, is Prairie State College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Photography program at Prairie State College.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a photography certificate from one of Chicago Heights's photography schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,228 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,360 for photography related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in photography, if you decide to work as a photographer in Chicago Heights, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 5,360 photographers in Illinois. Of these photographers, 1,990 were working in the greater Chicago Heights area. By the year 2018, the number of photographers is expected to increase by 8% in Chicago Heights. 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 Chicago Heights is $36,910 per year, which is higher than the average for photographers state-wide.