Photographers in Florida
Considering a career as a Photographer in Florida?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Photographers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Photographers in Florida is growing faster than average.
Photographers in Florida earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Florida?
In Florida, there were 4,480 people working as Photographers in the year 2018.
There were 4,040 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 440 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Florida has more Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Photographers in this state are growing at a rate of 5.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 1,000 annual job openings, and a total of 12,360 jobs for Florida Photographers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Photographers Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $18,980 to $84,740 with $28,880 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.13 to $40.74. The median hourly rate was $13.89.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.06 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $2.17.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||960||$35,130|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||520||$28,260|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||150||$32,070|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||80||$43,740|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||70||$40,650|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||60||$34,820|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL||40||$24,040|
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL||40||$21,610|
|Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL||30||$30,170|
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL||30||$22,270|
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
- Communication & Journalism
- Film, Video & Photographic Arts
- Design & Applied Arts
- Fine & Studio 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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