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Photographers Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of photographers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare photographers salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Photographers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,720
25th Percentile Wage
$20,710
50th Percentile Wage
$26,320
75th Percentile Wage
$38,930
90th Percentile Wage
$65,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $65,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $26,320. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid photographers is $17,720.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of photographers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,320-6.88%-18.20%
201528,1301.14%-
201427,8102.09%-
201327,230-14.25%-
201231,110--

Compare Photographers Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of photographers in four industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $38,100. The lowest paying industry is the repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $19,400). For detailed photographers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$38,100
Other Personal Services
$25,930
Personal and Laundry Services
$25,920
Repair and Maintenance
$19,400

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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