Harrisburg has a general population of 48,950 and an overall student population of 23,668. Approximately 22,529 of Harrisburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer art programs.
Harrisburg's largest art school is Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg with credentials in art.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in art from art schools in Harrisburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a art school in Harrisburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,480.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for art related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in art, if you decide to work as an artist in Harrisburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,800 artists in Pennsylvania. Of these artists, 40 were working in the greater Harrisburg area. The government projects that the number of artists in Harrisburg will increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for artists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an artist in Harrisburg is $51,760 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for artists.