Photographers in Georgia
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While jobs for Photographers in Georgia are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Georgia is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Georgia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Georgia?
In Georgia, there were 1,850 people working as Photographers in the year 2018.
There were 1,480 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 370 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Georgia has more Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Georgia
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 12.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Georgia Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 210 annual job openings, and a total of 3,090 jobs for Georgia Photographers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Photographers Make in Georgia?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $20,310 to $78,010 with $36,670 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.77 to $37.5. The median hourly rate was $17.63.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.72 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.91.
The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Georgia Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA||1,490||$37,140|
|Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC||50||$30,850|
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
- Design & Applied Arts
- Fine & Studio 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
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