Oregon City, OR has three photography schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Oregon, the highest ranked school in this group with a photography program, has a total student population of 22,335. It is the 874th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Oregon (#1 is Reed College).
Photography students from Oregon 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.
Oregon City lies in Clackamas county, which is one of the 16 counties in Oregon. Overall, the Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton-WA area has 993,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $22.15/hr average worker wage, and a $46,080 average annual salary.
Of the 3 photography schools with a 100-mile radius of Oregon City, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pacific Northwest College of Art comes out as the most expensive ($22,399/yr) for photography students, with Mt Hood Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,174/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Oregon City|
|The Dalles||OR||-||1||11.3829||21||71.2 miles|