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Photographers Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for photographers in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of photographers amongst Kansas metropolitan 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,920
25th Percentile Wage
$19,190
50th Percentile Wage
$33,090
75th Percentile Wage
$52,270
90th Percentile Wage
$62,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $62,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,920.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of photographers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$33,090
5.83% 32.58%
2016
$31,160
2.82% -
2015
$30,280
11.36% -
2014
$26,840
7.00% -
2013
$24,960
10.62% -
2012
$22,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Photographers in Kansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of photographers in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of photographers in state of Kansas ranges from $23,070 to $31,190. The highest paying area for photographers in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $31,190. The second highest paying city/area in Kansas State is Kansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $25,880). The lowest paying area is Topeka with a median annual salary of $23,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$31,190
Kansas nonmetropolitan area
$25,880
Topeka
$23,070




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