Photographers in Arizona
Get the information you need to know about working as a Photographer.
While jobs for Photographers in Arizona are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Arizona is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Arizona earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Arizona?
In Arizona, there were 1,020 people working as Photographers in the year 2018.
There were 880 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Arizona has more Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Arizona
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 8.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Arizona Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 170 annual job openings, and a total of 2,360 jobs for Arizona Photographers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Photographers Make in Arizona?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $21,990 to $49,380 with $27,310 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.57 to $23.74. The median hourly rate was $13.13.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $11.64 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.49.
The median salary in Arizona is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Arizona Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Top States for Photographers Employment
View the list below to see where most Photographers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Photographers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$84,720|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Photographer Career?
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Fine & Studio Arts
- Communication & Journalism
- Design & Applied Arts
- Film, Video & Photographic Arts
- General Visual & Performing Arts
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Jorge Royan under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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