Photographers in Kansas
Considering a career as a Photographer in Kansas?
While jobs for Photographers in Kansas are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Kansas is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Kansas earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Kansas?
There were approximately 350 workers employed as Photographers in this state in 2018.
There were 400 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Kansas has fewer Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Kansas
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 24.1% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Kansas Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 1,010 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 Kansas?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $17,060 to $62,210 with $33,640 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.2 to $29.91. The median hourly rate was $16.17.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $15.91 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.26.
The median salary in Kansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Kansas Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Kansas City, MO-KS||390||$34,250|
Top States for Photographers Employment
The table below shows the states 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|
- 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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