Photographers Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

The salary statistics of photographers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare photographers salaries in different industries within the transportation and warehousing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Photographers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,850
25th Percentile Wage
$24,710
50th Percentile Wage
$36,170
75th Percentile Wage
$57,780
90th Percentile Wage
$75,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) photographers is $75,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid photographers is $19,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of photographers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,170-11.31%-1.00%
201540,2603.65%-
201438,79018.38%-
201331,660-15.38%-
201236,530--

Compare Photographers Salary in Different Industries within the Transportation and Warehousing Sector

The average salaries of photographers in four industries in the transportation and warehousing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for photographers occupations is the nonscheduled air transportation industry with an annual salary $57,940. The lowest paying industry is the scenic and sightseeing transportation industry (annual salary $25,330). For detailed photographers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nonscheduled Air Transportation
$57,940
Air Transportation
$57,600
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation, Water
$25,430
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
$25,330

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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