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Photographers Salary Information in Louisiana

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,880
25th Percentile Wage
$20,510
50th Percentile Wage
$24,150
75th Percentile Wage
$34,810
90th Percentile Wage
$45,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $45,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,880.

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
$24,150
-5.42% -6.13%
2016
$25,460
1.14% -
2015
$25,170
-6.12% -
2014
$26,710
-1.27% -
2013
$27,050
5.25% -
2012
$25,630
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Photographers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of photographers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of photographers in state of Louisiana ranges from $24,210 to $28,670. The highest paying area for photographers in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $28,670. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Alexandria (mean annual salary $28,600). The lowest paying area is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $24,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$28,670
Alexandria
$28,600
Shreveport-Bossier City
$25,280
Lafayette
$24,900
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$24,210




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