There are schools offering photography courses in Texas!
Schools Offering Photography Programs in Texas
Texas Christian University, which is located in Fort Worth, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 28th in the country in 2010. 7 students graduated with a degree in photography from Texas Christian University in 2010. Tuition at Texas Christian University was $30,090 per year.
Texas State University-San Marcos, which is located in San Marcos, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a photography program. It received a ranking of 31st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Texas State University-San Marcos graduated 44 students from its photography program. Texas State University-San Marcos charged in-state students $6,458 in tuition fees per year.
Saint Edward's University, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a photography program. It is located in Austin. In 2010, 23 students graduated from Saint Edward's University photography program. Students at Saint Edward's University paid $26,484 per year in tuition fees.
If you are hoping to attend one of Texas' photography schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,769 per year, though tuition can range from $30,090 per year to $1,176 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas photography schools were charged at the following schools:
- Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
- Saint Edward's University - located in Austin, students are charged $26,484 per year
- South University-The Art Institute of Dallas - located in Dallas, students are charged $17,618 per year
The lowest tuition rates at Texas photography schools were charged at the following schools:
- Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year
- Houston Community College - located in Houston, students are charged $1,394 per year
- Amarillo College - located in Amarillo, students are charged $1,506 per year
A photography degree from a Texas school... what next?
The highest percentage of photography graduates in Texas pursue careers as a photographer. If you decide to work as a photographer in Texas, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 4,450 Texas photographers as of 2010. The Texas counties with the largest populations of photographers are:
- Austin County - 1,470 photographers
- Collin County - 860 photographers
- Bastrop County - 460 photographers
The government projects that by 2018, the number of photographers in the state of Texas will grow to 13,420. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.
On average, a photographer earns a salary of $32,370 per year in Texas state. However, Texas photographers earned anywhere in the range from as less than $15,610 per year to more than $73,540 per year in 2010. On average a photographer earns the most in the following Texas counties:
- Johnson County - $36,710 per year
- Crosby County - $35,560 per year
- El Paso County - $35,230 per year
On average, photographers earns the least in the following Texas counties:
- Anderson County - $19,620 per year
- Archer County - $20,910 per year
- Bell County - $24,150 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Texas 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 Texas
- Bachelor's Degree in Photography in Texas
- Master's Degree in Photography in Texas
- Certificate in Photography in Texas
Curious what studying Photography gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Texas
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture||890||$35,620||41.3%|
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