Casper has a total population of 49,644 and a student population of 4,478. Of these students, 4,478 are enrolled in schools that offer photography programs.
Casper's largest photography school is Casper College. In 2010, Casper College graduated approximately 3 students from its photography program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a photography degree in Casper. Tuition in 2009 at Casper's photography schools was $10,182 per year for instate students and $13,446 per year for out of state students.
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 $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
Many photography graduates choose to work as photographers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Casper, your job prospects are not very good. There were 320 photographers working in Wyoming and 40 working in the greater Casper area in 2010. The government projects that the number of photographers in Casper will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for photographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a photographer in Casper is $19,510 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for photographers.