Career Outlook for Photographers

Also known as:  Advertising Photographer, Aerial Photographer, Industrial Photographer, Marine Photographer, Medical Photographer, News Photographer, Newspaper Photojournalist, Photojournalist, Portrait Photographer, School Photographer
The overall job outlook for Photographer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by -0.28 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.05 percent per year. Demand for Photographers is expected to go up, with an expected 114,950 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 26.34 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Photographers in the following states
California 4,830
Texas 4,450
New York 3,800
Florida 3,300
Illinois 2,790
Pennsylvania 2,290
Ohio 2,180
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Photographers
Guam 70
Alaska 70
Wyoming 90
Vermont 100
Montana 120
Delaware 120
North Dakota 140