Photography in New Jersey

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in New Jersey


Around 0.0% of New Jersey's graduates graduate from photography degree programs every year. Thus, New Jersey's 2 photography schools put out approximately 13 photographers each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Jersey with a photography program is County College of Morris, which is located in Randolph. In 2010, it was ranked 87th nationwide. 10 students graduated with a degree in photography from County College of Morris in 2010. Students at County College of Morris paid $3,945 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in New Jersey with a photography program is Burlington County College, which is located in Pemberton. In 2010, it was ranked 88th nationwide. In 2010, Burlington County College graduated 3 students from its photography program. Burlington County College charged in-state students $3,615 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Tuition at New Jersey's photography schools ranges from $3,945 per year to $3,615 per year. But, the average tuition is $3,780 per year. In 2010, the photography schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New Jersey were:

  1. County College of Morris - located in Randolph, students are charged $3,945 per year
  2. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year

The following New Jersey photography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Burlington County College - located in Pemberton, students are charged $3,615 per year
  2. County College of Morris - located in Randolph, students are charged $3,945 per year

A photography degree from a New Jersey school... what next?

Most people who graduate from photography school in New Jersey go on to work as a photographer. If you decide to work as a photographer in New Jersey, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,010 New Jersey photographers as of 2010. In New Jersey, the largest numbers of photographers work in the following counties:

  1. Essex County - 280 photographers
  2. Middlesex County - 170 photographers
  3. Burlington County - 130 photographers

Salary

On average, a photographer earns a salary of $39,340 per year in New Jersey state. But, salaries for photographers can vary. In 2010, photographers made as little as less than $17,410 per year or as much as more than $86,880 per year in New Jersey. A photographer in the following New Jersey counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Essex County - $41,890 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $41,770 per year
  3. Atlantic County - $40,030 per year

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

  1. Burlington County - $37,560 per year
  2. Mercer County - $38,000 per year
  3. Atlantic County - $40,030 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional New Jersey 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 New Jersey

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,415 miles from location Burlington County College Pemberton NJ 11.7128 n/a 9,693
5,422 miles from location County College of Morris Randolph NJ 13.3854 n/a 8,798
 

Curious what studying Photography gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Photographers + 1,010 $39,340 -21.1%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 250 $50,140 0.0%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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