Photography in Connecticut

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in Connecticut


Each year, roughly 0.0% of Connecticut students graduate with degrees in photography. In other words, every year an estimated 17 photographers graduate from Connecticut's 2 photography schools.

Top Schools

University of Hartford, which is located in W Hartford, is the top-ranked school in Connecticut that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 70th in the country in 2010. 9 students graduated with a degree in photography from University of Hartford in 2010. Students at University of Hartford paid $29,852 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a photography program is Paier College of Art Inc. Paier College of Art Inc, which was ranked 76th in the country in 2010, is located in Hamden. In 2010, Paier College of Art Inc graduated 8 students from its photography program. The tuition rate at Paier College of Art Inc was $15,960 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Connecticut's photography schools ranges from $29,852 per year to $15,960 per year. But, the average tuition is $22,906 per year. In 2010, the following Connecticut photography schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Hartford - located in W Hartford, students are charged $29,852 per year
  2. Paier College of Art Inc - located in Hamden, students are charged $15,960 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Connecticut photography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Paier College of Art Inc - located in Hamden, students are charged $15,960 per year
  2. University of Hartford - located in W Hartford, students are charged $29,852 per year

A photography degree from a Connecticut school... what next?

Most people who graduate from photography school in Connecticut go on to work as a photographer. In 2010, there were 560 photographers working in Connecticut. The Connecticut counties with the largest populations of photographers are:

  1. Fairfield County - 230 photographers
  2. Hartford County - 150 photographers
  3. Middlesex County - 80 photographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of photographers in the state of Connecticut will grow to 1,810. This would require a 5% growth in the profession.

Salary

A photographer in Connecticut earns $53,810 per year on average. However, Connecticut photographers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $18,520 per year to more than $73,990 per year in 2010. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for photographers:

  1. Fairfield County - $52,315 per year
  2. Hartford County - $51,490 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $47,550 per year

The following counties in Connecticut have the lowest average salaries for photographers:

  1. Litchfield County - $37,440 per year
  2. New London County - $40,550 per year
  3. Middlesex County - $47,550 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in photography. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as photography or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Photography in Connecticut
  • Bachelor's Degree in Photography in Connecticut

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,340 miles from location University of Hartford W Hartford CT 29.8145 15% 7,212
5,345 miles from location Paier College of Art Inc Hamden CT 24.0661 n/a 227
 

Curious what studying Photography gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Photographers + 560 $53,810 -36.4%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 270 n/a
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are photography related jobs in Connecticut