New York Photography Schools and Careers

Career Information for Photographers in New York

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Fast Facts for Photographers in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Glens Falls, Syracuse and Nassau
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Utica, Poughkeepsie and Albany
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Buffalo

Salaries for Photographers in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New York, Glens Falls and Albany

Schools for Photographers in New York are listed below.

Selected Photography Schools in New York

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More New York Photography Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
CUNY LaGuardia Community College Long Island City Associate 15,169
CUNY New York City College of Technology Brooklyn Bachelor 13,502
CUNY Queensborough Community College Bayside Associate 13,359
Fashion Institute of Technology New York Masters 9,938
Herkimer County Community College Herkimer Associate 3,328
Ithaca College Ithaca Doctorate 6,660
Long Island University-C W Post Campus Brookville Doctorate 8,361
Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch Utica Associate 6,044
Nassau Community College Garden City Associate 21,483
New York University New York Doctorate & First Professional 41,783
Onondaga Community College Syracuse Associate 10,637
Pratt Institute-Main Brooklyn Masters 4,830
Purchase College Purchase Masters 4,251
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester Doctorate 14,849
Rockland Community College Suffern Associate 6,653
SUNY College at Brockport Brockport Masters 8,303
SUNY College at Buffalo Buffalo Masters 10,993
SUNY College at New Paltz New Paltz Masters 7,690
Sage College of Albany Albany Doctorate 1,987
School of Visual Arts New York Masters 3,946
St. John's University-New York Queens Doctorate 20,096
Suffolk County Community College Selden Associate 22,092
Sullivan County Community College Loch Sheldrake Associate 1,611
Syracuse University Syracuse Doctorate & First Professional 19,084
The New School New York Doctorate 9,659
Tompkins-Cortland Community College Dryden Associate 3,213
Villa Maria College Buffalo Buffalo Bachelor 455

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Photographers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for New York. 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

New York

Albany 120 $36740 0.73
Schenectady 120 $36740 0.73
Troy 120 $36740 0.73
Buffalo 100 $30850 0.52
Cheektowaga 100 $30850 0.52
Niagara Falls 100 $30850 0.52
Rochester 200 $31120 1.08
Syracuse 90 $29900 0.86
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