Professional Photography

Professional Photography Careers

Our graduates can be employed in many photographic career areas, including:

  • professional photographic studios
  • professional photographic color labs
  • newspapers and magazines
  • corporate industrial photography departments
  • federal government agencies


Starting Wages: $17,500 - $27,000 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development


Deere and Company Moline, IL
Meredith Corporation Des Moines, IA
Momento Fine Art Portrait Photography Savage, MN
Telegraph Herald Dubuque, IA
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier Waterloo, IA


Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Cindi Clark
Black Hawk Hall 177
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Program Advisors

Larry Erickson
Black Hawk Hall 112
319-296-2329 ext.1292
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Dan Nierling
Black Hawk Hall 141
319-296-2329 ext.1764
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Doug Benton
Black Hawk Hall 119
319-296-2329 ext.1438
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Adam Hunter
Black Hawk Hall 111
319-296-2329 ext.1293
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Bryan Renfro
Black Hawk Hall 180
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