Amarillo has a general population of 173,627 and an overall student population of 11,812. Approximately 11,289 of Amarillo's students are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
The largest photography school in Amarillo, by student population, is Amarillo College. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Amarillo College with credentials in photography.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a photography degree from one of Amarillo's photography schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,410 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,292 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a photography program in Amarillo.
After graduating with your credentials in photography, if you decide to work as a photographer in Amarillo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,390 photographers in Texas. Of these photographers, 70 were working in the greater Amarillo area. The government projects that the number of photographers in Amarillo will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a photographer in Amarillo is $27,990 per year, which is higher than the average for photographers state-wide.