Springfield has a total population of 152,082 and a student population of 20,020. Of these students, 6,782 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
The largest photography school in Springfield, by student population, is Springfield Technical Community College. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Photography program at Springfield Technical Community College.
A total of 6 students graduated with credentials in photography from photography schools in Springfield in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,936 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for photography related books and supplies every year.
Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Springfield, your job prospects are average. There were 3,880 photographers working in Massachusetts and 110 working in the greater Springfield area in 2010. The government projects that the number of photographers in Springfield will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Springfield, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,510 per year. This is lower than the average salary for photographers in the state.