Photography in Utah

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in Utah


Around 0.0% of Utah's graduates graduate from photography degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 25 photographers graduate from Utah's 4 photography schools.

Top Schools

Brigham Young University, which was ranked 56th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Utah that has a photography program. It is located in Provo. 7 students graduated with a degree in photography from Brigham Young University in 2010. Tuition at Brigham Young University was $4,420 per year.

The second-ranked school in Utah that has a photography program is Weber State University. Weber State University, which was ranked 77th in the country in 2010, is located in Ogden. In 2010, Weber State University graduated 1 students from its photography program. Weber State University charged in-state students $4,311 in tuition fees per year.

Salt Lake Community College, which was ranked 77th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Utah that has a photography program. It is located in Salt Lake City. In 2010, Salt Lake Community College graduated 17 students from its photography programs. Students at Salt Lake Community College paid $2,932 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Utah photography school, average tuition will be $7,288 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,932 per year to $17,488 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Utah photography schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. The Art Institute of Salt Lake City - located in Draper, students are charged $17,488 per year
  2. Brigham Young University - located in Provo, students are charged $4,420 per year
  3. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year

The following Utah photography schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Salt Lake Community College - located in Salt Lake City, students are charged $2,932 per year
  2. Weber State University - located in Ogden, students are charged $4,311 per year
  3. Brigham Young University - located in Provo, students are charged $4,420 per year

A photography degree from an Utah school... what next?

The highest percentage of photography graduates in Utah pursue careers as a photographer. Utah had 650 photographers in 2010. The Utah counties with the largest populations of photographers are:

  1. Salt Lake County - 480 photographers
  2. Davis County - 60 photographers
  3. Juab County - 60 photographers

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of photographers in the state of Utah will grow to 2,980. This would require a 23% growth in the profession.

Salary

A photographer in Utah makes an average of $29,400 per year. However, Utah photographers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,550 per year to more than $45,940 per year in 2010. The counties in Utah with the highest average salary for a photographer are:

  1. Salt Lake County - $29,960 per year
  2. Juab County - $29,030 per year
  3. Davis County - $26,960 per year

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

  1. Davis County - $26,960 per year
  2. Juab County - $29,030 per year
  3. Salt Lake County - $29,960 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Utah 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 Utah
  • Bachelor's Degree in Photography in Utah

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
7,364 miles from location Salt Lake Community College Salt Lake City UT 17.6641 n/a 34,966
7,356 miles from location Brigham Young University Provo UT 43.6667 77% 34,130
7,355 miles from location Weber State University Ogden UT 23.3311 n/a 23,001
7,364 miles from location The Art Institute of Salt Lake City Draper UT 12.4212 100% 439
 

Curious what studying Photography gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Photographers + 650 $29,400 -4.4%
2
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture + 160 $52,020 -5.9%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are photography related jobs in Utah