Photographers in Massachusetts
Considering a career as a Photographer in Massachusetts?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Photographers in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Photographers in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.
Photographers in Massachusetts earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Massachusetts?
In 2018, there were 1,220 Photographers working in the state.
There were 1,210 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Massachusetts
Jobs for Photographers in this state are growing at a rate of 12.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Massachusetts Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 360 annual Photographers job openings in Massachusetts, and 4,250 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 Massachusetts?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $24,030 to $113,750 with $46,770 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.55 to $54.69. The median hourly rate was $22.49.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $18.83 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $3.66.
The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Massachusetts 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
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
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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