Photography in Maryland

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in Maryland


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Maryland receive photography degrees every year. That means an estimated 102 photographers graduate from Maryland's 5 photography schools each year.

Top Schools

Maryland Institute College of Art, which is located in Baltimore, is the top-ranked school in Maryland that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 51 students graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art's photography program. Tuition at Maryland Institute College of Art was $35,690 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maryland with a photography program is Montgomery College, which is located in Rockville. In 2010, it was ranked 86th nationwide. In 2010, Montgomery College graduated 15 students from its photography program. The tuition rate at Montgomery College was $4,272 per year.

The third-ranked school in Maryland with a photography program is Harford Community College, which is located in Bel Air. In 2010, it was ranked 89th nationwide. In 2010, Harford Community College graduated 7 students from its photography programs. Students at Harford Community College paid $2,204 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Maryland's photography schools ranges from $35,690 per year to $2,204 per year. But, the average tuition is $9,848 per year. In 2010, the following Maryland photography schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Maryland Institute College of Art - located in Baltimore, students are charged $35,690 per year
  2. Montgomery College - located in Rockville, students are charged $4,272 per year
  3. Howard Community College - located in Columbia, students are charged $4,063 per year

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

  1. Harford Community College - located in Bel Air, students are charged $2,204 per year
  2. Cecil College - located in North East, students are charged $3,010 per year
  3. Howard Community College - located in Columbia, students are charged $4,063 per year

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

Most people who graduate from photography school in Maryland go on to work as a photographer. In 2010, there were 1,180 photographers working in Maryland. The Maryland counties with the largest populations of photographers are:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 550 photographers
  2. Frederick County - 300 photographers
  3. Washington County - 60 photographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of photographers in Maryland will grow by 11%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 3,780 photographers working in Maryland.

Salary

On average, photographers earn $33,570 per year. However, this number is only an average. photographers in Maryland had varying salaries from $15,740 to $66,660 per year in 2010. The counties in Maryland with the highest average salary for a photographer are:

  1. Anne Arundel County - $40,720 per year
  2. Frederick County - $31,470 per year
  3. Somerset County - $21,590 per year

A photographer in the following counties in Maryland make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Washington County - $20,380 per year
  2. Somerset County - $21,590 per year
  3. Frederick County - $31,470 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Maryland 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 Maryland
  • Bachelor's Degree in Photography in Maryland
  • Master's Degree in Photography in Maryland
  • Certificate in Photography in Maryland

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
5,538 miles from location Montgomery College Rockville MD 13.6352 n/a 26,147
5,524 miles from location Howard Community College Columbia MD 10.6617 n/a 8,778
5,496 miles from location Harford Community College Bel Air MD 11.1593 n/a 6,656
5,480 miles from location Cecil College North East MD 7.7142 n/a 2,388
5,511 miles from location Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore MD 67.6339 34% 2,084
 

Curious what studying Photography gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Photographers + 1,180 $33,570 -23.4%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 330 $58,210 -10.8%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are photography related jobs in Maryland