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Photographers Salary Information in Massachusetts

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,410
25th Percentile Wage
$24,480
50th Percentile Wage
$39,170
75th Percentile Wage
$66,550
90th Percentile Wage
$96,780

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for photographers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $96,780. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $39,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,410.

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
$39,170
-23.54% 8.04%
2016
$48,390
4.98% -
2015
$45,980
12.40% -
2014
$40,280
11.52% -
2013
$35,640
-1.07% -
2012
$36,020
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Photographers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of photographers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of photographers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $28,300 to $65,920. The highest paying area for photographers in Massachusetts is Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton with a median annual salary of $65,920. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Worcester (mean annual salary $53,360). The lowest paying area is Framingham with a median annual salary of $28,300.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$65,920
Worcester
$53,360
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$46,060
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$38,980
Peabody
$38,420
Springfield
$32,800
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$29,640
Framingham
$28,300




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