Does your ideal degree pay what you expect?
After graduation, film and photographic arts graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $82,308, while the bottom 20% make closer to $28,019. The median grad salary is $48,022.
Film and Photographic Arts graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in film and photographic arts is $32,669, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $41,368.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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