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Photographers Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for photographers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of photographers amongst Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,330
25th Percentile Wage
$30,510
50th Percentile Wage
$37,490
75th Percentile Wage
$57,690
90th Percentile Wage
$79,820

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,330.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.74
25th Percentile Wage
$14.67
50th Percentile Wage
$18.02
75th Percentile Wage
$27.73
90th Percentile Wage
$38.36

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for photographers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $38.36. The median hourly salary is $18.02. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.74.

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
201637,4909.47%32.62%
201533,9405.63%-
201432,03016.77%-
201326,6605.25%-
201225,260--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Photographers in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of photographers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of photographers in state of Georgia ranges from $19,500 to $37,470. The highest paying area for photographers in Georgia is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $37,470. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (mean annual salary $37,150). The lowest paying area is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,500.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$37,470
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$37,150
Columbus
$33,320
Savannah
$31,990
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$29,630
Albany
$23,910
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$19,500



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