Sioux City, IA (population: 83,250) has one photography school within its city limits. Morningside College has a total student population of 2,036. It is the 3316th highest ranked school in the USA and the 56th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College).
Photography students from Sioux City schools who go on to become photogrammetric compilation specialists, photographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 57,760 people working as photographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,370.
Sioux City lies in Plymouth county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Northwest Iowa nonmetropolitan area has 147,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $15.78/hr average worker wage, and a $32,810 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Morningside College ends up costing a student $17,039/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Sioux City|
|Orange City||IA||-||1||27.8622||68||38.9 miles|
|Storm Lake||IA||-||2||49.0567||85||61.4 miles|
|Sioux Falls||SD||160,938||10||21.3787||260||74.0 miles|
|Council Bluffs||IA||59,918||3||15.2545||57||91.3 miles|