Photographers are most often employed by the Other professional, scientific & technical services industry. The average yearly wage for Photographers was $39,130 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Photographers by wage are Brickmasons, blockmasons, stonemasons, & reinforcing iron & rebar workers, Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, & blasters, and Occupational therapy assistants & aides.
Photographers are part of the Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occupations, along with Artists & related workers, Designers, Actors, Producers & directors, Athletes, coaches, umpires, & related workers, Dancers & choreographers, Musicians, singers, & related workers, Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other, Announcers, News analysts, reporters & correspondents, Public relations specialists, Editors, Technical writers, Writers & authors, Miscellaneous media & communication workers, Photographers, Television, video, & motion picture camera operators & editors, and Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other
The top 3 locations that employ the most Photographers are Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, Greenpoint & Williamsburg PUMA, NY, and Maui, Kalawao & Kauai Counties PUMA, HI. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Photographers are Hope Mills & Spring Lake Towns PUMA, NC, Greenpoint & Williamsburg PUMA, NY, and Maui, Kalawao & Kauai Counties PUMA, HI.