Photography in Kansas

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in Kansas


Each year, approximately 0.0% of Kansas graduates receive degrees in photography. In other words, every year an estimated 13 photographers graduate from Kansas' 3 photography schools.

Top Schools

Washburn Institute of Technology, which is located in Topeka, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 59th in the country in 2010. 8 students graduated with a degree in photography from Washburn Institute of Technology in 2010.

The second-ranked school in Kansas with a photography program is Highland Community College, which is located in Highland. In 2010, it was ranked 82nd nationwide. In 2010, Highland Community College graduated 2 students from its photography program. Tuition at Highland Community College was $2,310 per year.

The Art Institutes International_Kansas City, which is located in Shawnee Mission, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 89th in the country in 2010. Tuition at The Art Institutes International_Kansas City was $17,668 per year.

Cost

Photography schools in Kansas, charge students an average tuition of $6,659 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $17,668 per year, or as little as $2,310 per year. In 2010, the photography schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. The Art Institutes International_Kansas City - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $17,668 per year
  2. Highland Community College - located in Highland, students are charged $2,310 per year

The photography schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Highland Community College - located in Highland, students are charged $2,310 per year
  2. The Art Institutes International_Kansas City - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $17,668 per year

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

The highest percentage of photography graduates in Kansas pursue careers as a photographer. Kansas had 630 photographers in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Kansas photographers:

  1. Butler County - 170 photographers
  2. Allen County - 70 photographers
  3. Jackson County - 30 photographers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of photographers is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 1,910 photographers working in the Kansas then.

Salary

A photographer in Kansas makes an average of $26,830 per year. But, salaries for photographers can vary. In 2010, photographers made as little as less than $16,060 per year or as much as more than $62,530 per year in Kansas. On average a photographer earns the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Butler County - $36,370 per year
  2. Jackson County - $31,450 per year
  3. Allen County - $29,080 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for photographers are:

  1. Allen County - $29,080 per year
  2. Jackson County - $31,450 per year
  3. Butler County - $36,370 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in photography and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Kansas
  • Certificate in Photography in Kansas

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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
6,505 miles from location Highland Community College Highland KS 18.3845 n/a 3,698
6,534 miles from location Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka KS 41.1293 100% 676
0 miles from location The Art Institutes International_Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 10.7249 100% 350
 

Curious what studying Photography gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Photographers + 630 $26,830 26.0%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 60 $40,720 -50.0%
 

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