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Photographers Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for photographers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of photographers amongst Alabama cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Photographers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,330
25th Percentile Wage
$22,400
50th Percentile Wage
$30,420
75th Percentile Wage
$45,910
90th Percentile Wage
$58,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $58,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,330.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of photographers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$30,420
-6.15% 15.52%
2016
$32,290
3.19% -
2015
$31,260
-2.78% -
2014
$32,130
11.73% -
2013
$28,360
9.38% -
2012
$25,700
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Photographers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of photographers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of photographers in state of Alabama ranges from $23,460 to $41,520. The highest paying area for photographers in Alabama is Montgomery with a median annual salary of $41,520. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Tuscaloosa (mean annual salary $36,140). The lowest paying area is Birmingham-Hoover with a median annual salary of $23,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Montgomery
$41,520
Tuscaloosa
$36,140
Auburn-Opelika
$34,940
Huntsville
$29,700
Mobile
$25,600
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$24,850
Birmingham-Hoover
$23,460




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