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1.6% Jobs Projection
$30,630 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Photographers in Arkansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Photographers in Arkansas is growing slower than average.

  • Photographers in Arkansas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Photographers Work in Arkansas?

In Arkansas, there were 330 people working as Photographers in the year 2018.

There were 330 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.


The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer Photographers than average.


Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Photographers in this state are growing at a rate of 1.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.


Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 1,250 total jobs in 2026 for Photographers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Photographers Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $20,990 to $68,010 with $30,630 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.09 to $32.7. The median hourly rate was $14.72.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $13.58 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.14.

The median salary in Arkansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Arkansas Metros for Photographers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 180 $24,920
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 130 $35,400
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 110 $29,290

Top States for Photographers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Photographers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,060 $46,790
Florida 4,480 $28,880
New York 4,090 $43,210
Texas 3,070 $28,100
Illinois 2,600 $31,460
Ohio 1,880 $29,920
Georgia 1,850 $36,670
Pennsylvania 1,740 $30,260
North Carolina 1,450 $26,400
New Jersey 1,400 $27,570
Michigan 1,330 $0
Missouri 1,220 $28,830
Massachusetts 1,220 $46,770
Wisconsin 1,070 $29,360
Washington 1,030 $44,180
Arizona 1,020 $27,310
Virginia 860 $32,820
Tennessee 810 $28,530
Indiana 800 $31,990
Nevada 770 $29,820

Below are the states where Photographers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $84,720
Rhode Island $55,990
Minnesota $47,810
California $46,790
Massachusetts $46,770
Washington $44,180
Mississippi $43,330
Vermont $43,230
New York $43,210
Alaska $42,160


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