Your degree does not strictly determine your career, but it does point you in certain directions.

What job can you get with a photography degree?

Most photography graduates go on to become photographers and photojournalists. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a photography degree will be useful:

What is the job market for photography degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for photography graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of photography graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 51% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Photography Grads
Employed66.9%
Unemployed1.6%
Underpaid31.5%
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