Photographers in Oklahoma
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While jobs for Photographers in Oklahoma are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Oklahoma is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Oklahoma earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Oklahoma?
There were approximately 360 workers employed as Photographers in this state in 2018.
There were 540 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 180 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Oklahoma has fewer Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Oklahoma
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.7% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of
Oklahoma Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 160 annual job openings, and 2,080 total jobs in 2026 for Photographers in this state.
Nationwide, the prediction is 10,300 annual jobs and 139,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Photographers Make in Oklahoma?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $18,710 to $47,620 with $31,330 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.99 to $22.9. The median hourly rate was $15.06.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $13.61 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.45.
The median salary in Oklahoma is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Oklahoma Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Oklahoma City, OK||150||$32,840|
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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