Photographers in Wisconsin
Considering a career as a Photographer in Wisconsin?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Photographers in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Photographers in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.
Photographers in Wisconsin earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Photographers Work in Wisconsin?
1,070 people worked as Photographers in 2018 in this state.
There were 1,060 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 Wisconsin has more Photographers than average.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
Jobs for Photographers in this state are growing at a rate of 13.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -5.6%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 230 annual Photographers job openings in Wisconsin, and 2,720 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 Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Photographers ranged from $18,030 to $61,430 with $29,360 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.67 to $29.54. The median hourly rate was $14.12.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $14.96 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $0.84.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin Metros for Photographers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Photographers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||650||$49,810|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||410||$29,150|
|Green Bay, WI||130||$28,600|
|La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN||70||$33,750|
|Eau Claire, WI||40||$25,460|
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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