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After graduation, film and photographic technology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $87,890, while the bottom 20% make closer to $28,203. The median grad salary is $49,787.

Film and Photographic Technology graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in film and photographic technology is $34,255, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $48,516.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

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