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Photographers

Take pictures of people, landscapes, and other subjects for a variety of purposes.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$25.35 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -6.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Create computer-generated graphics or animation.
  • Convert data among multiple digital or analog formats.
  • Obtain copyrights or other legal permissions.
  • Research new technologies.
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Job Title Examples:

Photo Editor
Photojournalist
Studio Photographer

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