Photographers in Nebraska
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While jobs for Photographers in Nebraska are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Nebraska is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Nebraska earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Nebraska?
In 2018, there were 270 Photographers working in the state.
There were 300 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Nebraska has fewer Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Nebraska
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 17.2% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Nebraska Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 70 annual Photographers job openings in Nebraska, and 1,060 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 Nebraska?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $19,960 to $58,420 with $29,820 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.6 to $28.09. The median hourly rate was $14.34.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $13.64 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.70.
The median salary in Nebraska is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Nebraska Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA||200||$29,610|
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
- 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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