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Photography in Maine

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Schools Offering Photography Programs in Maine

Around 0.0% of Maine's graduates graduate from photography degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 8 photographers graduate from Maine's 2 photography schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maine with a photography program is Maine College of Art, which is located in Portland. In 2010, it was ranked 45th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Maine College of Art's photography program. The tuition rate at Maine College of Art was $28,695 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maine with a photography program is University of Maine at Augusta, which is located in Augusta. In 2010, it was ranked 90th nationwide. In 2010, 1 students graduated from University of Maine at Augusta photography program. Tuition at University of Maine at Augusta was $7,125 per year.


If you choose to attend a Maine photography school, average tuition will be $17,910 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $7,125 per year to $28,695 per year. In 2010, the photography schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maine were:

  1. Maine College of Art - located in Portland, students are charged $28,695 per year
  2. University of Maine at Augusta - located in Augusta, students are charged $7,125 per year

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

  1. University of Maine at Augusta - located in Augusta, students are charged $7,125 per year
  2. Maine College of Art - located in Portland, students are charged $28,695 per year

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

A large number of Maine photography graduates become photographers. In 2010, there were 180 photographers working in Maine. In Maine, the largest numbers of photographers work in the following counties:

  1. Cumberland County - 130 photographers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of photographers is expected to grow by 4% by 2018. There are projected to be 700 photographers working in the Maine then.


On average, photographers earn $30,570 per year. In 2010, however, some Maine photographers earned as little as less than $16,910 per year or as much as more than $45,980 per year. A photographer in the following Maine counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Cumberland County - $31,185 per year

More Information

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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Photographers 180 $30,570 12.5%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 90 $32,140 -40.0%

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