Peoria has a total population of 112,936 and a student population of 20,393. Of these students, 5,800 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Bradley University is the largest photography school in Peoria, based on student population. In 2010, Bradley University graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a photography degree from one of Peoria's photography schools. If you decide to attend a photography school in Peoria, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $24,224.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for photography related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,650 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in photography, if you decide to work as a photographer in Peoria, your job prospects are average. There were 5,360 photographers working in Illinois and 70 working in the greater Peoria area in 2010. The number of photographers in Peoria is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Peoria, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,540 per year. This is higher than the average salary for photographers in the state.