Photographers in Maine
Is Maine a good place for you to work as a Photographer?
While jobs for Photographers in Maine are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Maine is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Maine earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Maine?
120 people worked as Photographers in 2018 in this state.
There were 120 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 Maine has fewer Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Maine
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 13.9% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Maine Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 310 jobs for Maine Photographers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Photographers Make in Maine?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $20,820 to $71,230 with $30,980 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.01 to $34.24. The median hourly rate was $14.89.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.06 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.83.
The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Maine Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Portland-South Portland, ME||50||$49,040|
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|
What Major Will Prepare You For a Photographer Career?
- Visual & Performing Arts
- Communication & Journalism
- 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
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