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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,230
25th Percentile Wage
$20,030
50th Percentile Wage
$32,290
75th Percentile Wage
$44,130
90th Percentile Wage
$57,500

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 $57,500. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $32,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,230.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.28
25th Percentile Wage
$9.63
50th Percentile Wage
$15.53
75th Percentile Wage
$21.22
90th Percentile Wage
$27.64

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for photographers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $27.64. The median hourly salary is $15.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.28.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of photographers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201632,2903.19%20.41%
201531,260-2.78%-
201432,13011.73%-
201328,3609.38%-
201225,700--

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 $24,810 to $38,670. The highest paying area for photographers in Alabama is Montgomery with a median annual salary of $38,670. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Tuscaloosa (mean annual salary $36,140). The lowest paying area is Huntsville with a median annual salary of $24,810.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Montgomery
$38,670
Tuscaloosa
$36,140
Auburn-Opelika
$34,940
Birmingham-Hoover
$30,890
Mobile
$29,020
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$24,850
Huntsville
$24,810


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