Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Photography and the types of students that study this field. Academy of Art University awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Hallmark Institute of Photography and New England School of Photography have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Photography. Tuition costs for Photography majors are, on average, $6,470 for in-state public colleges, and $30,800 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Photography programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Visual & Performing Arts graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Elementary & secondary schools is the industry that employs the most Visual & Performing Arts majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Visual & Performing Arts majors, by average wage, is Pulp, paper, & paperboard mills .
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Visual & Performing Arts in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Visual & Performing Arts is 40.7, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Visual & Performing Arts degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,921) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Photography field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Photography majors need many skills, but most especially Speaking. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Photography majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Operations Analysis, and Instructing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Photography majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Equipment Selection is very distinctive for
majors, but the Speaking, Active Listening, and Instructing are the three most important skills for people in the field.