Photographers in Tennessee
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While jobs for Photographers in Tennessee are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Photographers in Tennessee is expected to decrease.
Photographers in Tennessee earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Tennessee?
In Tennessee, there were 810 people working as Photographers in the year 2018.
There were 870 Photographers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 570 Photographers working in it, which means Tennessee has more Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Tennessee
Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 7.1% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Tennessee Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 200 annual Photographers job openings in Tennessee, and 2,740 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 Tennessee?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $18,160 to $57,240 with $28,530 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.73 to $27.52. The median hourly rate was $13.72.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $13.58 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.14.
The median salary in Tennessee is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Tennessee 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|
- 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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