Commercial Photography

Which pathways are offered?

  • Commercial Photography—This pathway is designed for students who want to further enhance their photographic knowledge and abilities. It is an application of the skills learned in Digital Photography with an emphasis on professional jobs and assignments used in commercial photography. A portfolio of each student's work is expected at the end of the course.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Photographer
  • Graphic Designer

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:

  • Photographer—$34,000/year
  • Graphic Designer—$50,370/year

* Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 12, 2019.