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Estimated employment510
Mean wage$23.41
Entry wage$12.19
10th percentile wage$11.51
50th percentile wage$17.94
90th percentile wage$39.45
 Top Employing Industries
Professional and Business Services32062.7%
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities6011.7%
Education and Health Services203.3%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Education and Health Services20$36.34
Trade, Transportation,, and Utilities60$20.36
Professional and Business Services320$15.21
Photographers (27-4021)
Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects. May use lighting equipment to enhance a subjects appearance. May use editing software to produce finished images and prints. Includes commercial and industrial photographers, scientific photographers, and photojournalists. Excludes Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film (27-4031).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$17.94 $28.36  -$10.42
2019$17.37+3.3%$27.46 +3.3%-$10.08
2018$16.91+2.7%$26.74 +2.7%-$9.82
2017$16.52+2.4%$26.12 +2.4%-$9.59
2016$16.26+1.6%$25.71 +1.6%-$9.44
2015$15.95+2.0%$25.22 +2.0%-$9.26
2014$15.65+1.9%$24.75 +1.9%-$9.09
2013$15.35+1.9%$24.27 +1.9%-$8.91
2012$15.06+2.0%$23.80 +2.0%-$8.74
2011$14.82+1.6%$23.43 +1.6%-$8.60
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$17.94 $23.93  -$5.98
2019$17.37+3.3%$22.96 +4.2%-$5.59
2018$16.91+2.7%$22.26 +3.1%-$5.34
2017$16.52+2.4%$21.66 +2.8%-$5.13
2016$16.26+1.6%$21.17 +2.3%-$4.90
2015$15.95+2.0%$20.73 +2.1%-$4.77
2014$15.65+1.9%$20.28 +2.2%-$4.62
2013$15.35+1.9%$19.87 +2.1%-$4.51
2012$15.06+2.0%$19.53 +1.7%-$4.47
2011$14.82+1.6%$19.23 +1.6%-$4.40

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2020

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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