Photographers in Maryland
Considering a career as a Photographer in Maryland?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Photographers in Maryland are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Photographers in Maryland is growing faster than average.
Photographers in Maryland earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Maryland?
In 2018, there were 740 Photographers working in the state.
There were 940 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Maryland has more Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Maryland
Jobs for Photographers in this state are growing at a rate of 75.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Maryland Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 90 annual Photographers job openings in Maryland, and 5,750 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 Maryland?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $21,530 to $62,450 with $35,670 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.35 to $30.02. The median hourly rate was $17.15.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $12.17 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $4.98.
The median salary in Maryland is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Maryland Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
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
- 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
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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