Photographers in Idaho
Considering a career as a Photographer in Idaho?
While jobs for Photographers in Idaho are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Idaho is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Idaho earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Idaho?
In Idaho, there were 190 people working as Photographers in the year 2018.
There were 220 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Idaho has fewer Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Idaho
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 20.0% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Idaho Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 10 annual Photographers job openings in Idaho, and 80 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Photographers Make in Idaho?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $17,390 to $59,480 with $28,490 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.36 to $28.6. The median hourly rate was $13.7.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.37 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.33.
The median salary in Idaho is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Idaho Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Boise City, ID||80||$28,210|
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?
- Communication & Journalism
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Fine & Studio Arts
- 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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