Michigan Photography Schools and Careers

Career Information for Photographers in Michigan

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Fast Facts for Photographers in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Grand Rapids and Lansing
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ann Arbor and Flint
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Grand Rapids and Lansing

Salaries for Photographers in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids

Schools for Photographers in Michigan are listed below.

Selected Photography Schools in Michigan

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More Michigan Photography Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Andrews University Berrien Springs Doctorate & First Professional 3,221
Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant Doctorate 26,611
College for Creative Studies Detroit Bachelor 1,307
Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills Masters 144
Ferris State University Big Rapids Doctorate 13,087
Grand Rapids Community College Grand Rapids Associate 15,212
Grand Valley State University Allendale Doctorate 23,464
Josephs College of Beauty Jackson Associate 6,173
Lansing Community College Lansing Associate 19,465
Mott Community College Flint Associate 10,455
Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills Associate 24,532
Washtenaw Community College Ann Arbor Associate 12,068
Western Michigan University Kalamazoo Doctorate 24,433

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Photographers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Photographers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Ann Arbor 140 $45280 1.78
Flint 50 $21990 1.02
Grand Rapids 140 $29630 0.73
Wyoming 140 $29630 0.73
Detroit 540 $42800 0.79
Warren 540 $42800 0.79
Dearborn 540 $42800 0.79
Lansing 0 $23940 0
East Lansing 0 $23940 0
Niles 30 $58400 1.58
Benton Harbor 30 $58400 1.58
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