Burlington has a total population of 38,889 and a student population of 16,510. Of these students, 174 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
The largest photography school in Burlington, by student population, is Burlington College. In 2010, Burlington College graduated approximately 1 students from its photography program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a photography degree from one of Burlington's photography schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,424 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $990 for photography related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Burlington-based photography schools, you will have an added expense of $6,250 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,014.
Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Burlington, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 360 photographers in Vermont. Of these photographers, 60 were working in the greater Burlington area. By the year 2018, the number of photographers is expected to increase by 10% in Burlington. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
As a photographer in Burlington, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,610 per year. This is the same as the average salary for photographers in the state.