RCC Honors History Project

Photographers

Posted by mcelynrh on May 20, 2009

from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
61,670 2.0 % $17.14 $35,640 1.7 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $8.14 $9.91 $14.15 $20.93 $30.02
Annual Wage (2) $16,920 $20,620 $29,440 $43,530 $62,430

 

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 41,710 $15.85 $32,970
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers 5,980 $19.58 $40,730
Radio and Television Broadcasting 4,360 $19.80 $41,180
Other Personal Services 1,010 $17.72 $36,850
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers 920 $19.92 $41,440

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Motion Picture and Video Industries (8) $38.88 $80,870
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing 50 $30.80 $64,070
Furniture and Home Furnishing Merchant Wholesalers 30 $27.93 $58,100
Nonscheduled Air Transportation 30 $25.59 $53,240
Scientific Research and Development Services 80 $25.11 $52,230

 

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest published employment concentrations and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all States with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
Nevada 1,030 $17.50 $36,390 0.081%
North Dakota 270 $14.47 $30,090 0.077%
Indiana 2,250 $13.87 $28,840 0.077%
Hawaii 460 $15.15 $31,520 0.075%
Minnesota 1,890 $24.87 $51,740 0.070%

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment
Minnesota 1,890 $24.87 $51,740 0.070%
District of Columbia 210 $24.07 $50,070 0.033%
Illinois 2,900 $23.30 $48,460 0.049%
California 5,670 $22.24 $46,260 0.037%
Rhode Island 290 $20.15 $41,900 0.061%

 

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest published employment concentrations and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all Metropolitan areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

 

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

 

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Cleveland, TN 70 $11.07 $23,030 0.193%
Anniston-Oxford, AL 80 $9.40 $19,560 0.167%
Altoona, PA 80 $15.08 $31,360 0.136%
Rapid City, SD 80 $11.43 $23,760 0.133%
Framingham, MA NECTA Division 210 $13.13 $27,300 0.130%

Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

 

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 560 $30.04 $62,470 0.055%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 1,760 $28.03 $58,310 0.042%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,500 $27.18 $56,520 0.084%
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL Metropolitan Division 1,860 $26.95 $56,060 0.049%
Springfield, IL 40 $26.57 $55,260 0.038%
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