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-12% Jobs Projection
200 Job Openings
  • Employment for Photographers in Michigan is expected to decrease.

How Many Photographers Work in Michigan?

In Michigan, there were 1,330 people working as Photographers in the year 2018.

There were 1,420 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Photographers in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Michigan has more Photographers than average.

Photographers in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 12.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.

Job Projections for Photographers: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 200 annual Photographers job openings in Michigan, and 2,880 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.

Top Michigan Metros for Photographers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 660 $39,410
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 160 $36,940
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 100 $35,400
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 90 n/a

Top States for Photographers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Photographers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 6,060 $46,790
Florida 4,480 $28,880
New York 4,090 $43,210
Texas 3,070 $28,100
Illinois 2,600 $31,460
Ohio 1,880 $29,920
Georgia 1,850 $36,670
Pennsylvania 1,740 $30,260
North Carolina 1,450 $26,400
New Jersey 1,400 $27,570
Michigan 1,330 $0
Missouri 1,220 $28,830
Massachusetts 1,220 $46,770
Wisconsin 1,070 $29,360
Washington 1,030 $44,180
Arizona 1,020 $27,310
Virginia 860 $32,820
Tennessee 810 $28,530
Indiana 800 $31,990
Nevada 770 $29,820

Below are the states where Photographers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $84,720
Rhode Island $55,990
Minnesota $47,810
California $46,790
Massachusetts $46,770
Washington $44,180
Mississippi $43,330
Vermont $43,230
New York $43,210
Alaska $42,160

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