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Photographers Salary Information in District of Columbia

The average annual and hourly salaries for photographers in the state of District of Columbia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of photographers among District of Columbia areas 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 District of Columbia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,190
25th Percentile Wage
$37,670
50th Percentile Wage
$57,400
75th Percentile Wage
$88,370
90th Percentile Wage
$101,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in District of Columbia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $101,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $57,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,190.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.47
25th Percentile Wage
$18.11
50th Percentile Wage
$27.60
75th Percentile Wage
$42.48
90th Percentile Wage
$48.71

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for photographers in District of Columbia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $48.71. The median hourly salary is $27.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.47.

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
201657,4001.45%-20.12%
201556,570-8.94%-
201461,6300.57%-
201361,280-12.52%-
201268,950--


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