Palatine has a total population of 65,479 and a student population of 15,711. Of these students, 15,711 are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Of the 1 art schools in Palatine, the largest art school, by student population, is Harper College. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Harper College with credentials in art.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with an art degree in Palatine. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,610 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for art related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Palatine, your job prospects are average. There were 1,710 artists working in Illinois and 760 working in the greater Palatine area in 2010. The government projects that the number of artists in Palatine will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Palatine is $57,260 per year, which is higher than the average for artists state-wide.