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Photographers in Vermont

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-3% Jobs Projection
$43,230 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

While jobs for Photographers in Vermont are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Photographers in Vermont is expected to decrease.

  • Photographers in Vermont earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Photographers Work in Vermont?

110 people worked as Photographers in 2018 in this state.

There were 100 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 Vermont has fewer Photographers than average.


Job Projections for Vermont

Jobs for Photographers in this state are declining at a rate of 3.4% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.


Vermont Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 840 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 Vermont?

In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $23,370 to $86,290 with $43,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.23 to $41.49. The median hourly rate was $20.78.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $20.84 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.06.

The median salary in Vermont is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Vermont Metros for Photographers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Burlington-South Burlington, VT 60 $48,930

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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