Pennsylvania Photography Schools and Careers

Career Information for Photographers in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Photographers in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Altoona, Johnstown and Lancaster
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Harrisburg, Erie and Pittsburgh
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster

Salaries for Photographers in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lancaster, Philadelphia and State College

Schools for Photographers in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Photography Schools in Pennsylvania

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More Pennsylvania Photography Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Arcadia University Glenside Doctorate 3,592
Bucks County Community College Newtown Associate 9,649
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh Doctorate 10,326
Community College of Philadelphia Philadelphia Associate 17,334
DeSales University Center Valley Masters 2,898
Delaware County Community College Media Associate 10,816
Drexel University Philadelphia Doctorate 20,682
Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg Harrisburg Associate 9,774
La Roche College Pittsburgh Masters 1,499
Luzerne County Community College Nanticoke Associate 6,323
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Moore College of Art and Design Philadelphia Bachelor 558
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design Lancaster Bachelor 256
Point Park University Pittsburgh Masters 3,591
Swarthmore College Swarthmore Bachelor 1,491
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
The University of the Arts Philadelphia Masters 2,396
Westmoreland County Community College Youngwood Associate 6,239

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Photographers

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


Harrisburg 120 $19200 1.07
Carlisle 120 $19200 1.07
Erie 60 $26270 1.39
Pittsburgh 200 $34180 0.49
Reading 60 $28890 0.93
Lancaster 80 $35340 1
Scranton 120 $18210 1.24
Wilkes 120 $18210 1.24
Barre 120 $18210 1.24
Hazleton 120 $18210 1.24
York 40 $27920 0.63
Hanover 40 $27920 0.63
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