Photographers


Photograph persons, subjects, merchandise, or other commercial products. May develop negatives and produce finished prints. Include scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Photographic Studios, Portrait
  2. Mailing, Reproduction, Stenographic
  3. Miscellaneous Business Services
  4. Radio And Television Broadcasting

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,930 12.74 7.10 15.56 26,500 14,770 32,370
Joplin MSA 30 9.86 6.48 11.56 20,510 13,470 24,040
Columbia MSA 80 9.05 6.21 10.47 18,820 12,920 21,770
St Joseph MSA 40 10.83 7.13 12.67 22,520 14,830 26,360
Springfield MSA 80 9.70 7.01 11.05 20,180 14,570 22,990
St Louis MSA 1,140 14.86 7.61 18.48 30,900 15,840 38,440
Kansas City* 240 11.72 8.08 13.54 24,384 16,809 28,172
Central Region* 170 9.05 6.20 10.48 18,833 12,887 21,807
Northeast Region* 20 8.53 6.75 9.42 17,748 14,038 19,604
Northwest Region* 50 10.31 6.64 12.14 21,437 13,817 25,247
Ozark Region* 170 9.40 6.19 11.00 19,546 12,880 22,879
Southeast Region* 90 9.18 7.37 10.08 19,088 15,338 20,963
Southwest Region* 40 9.82 7.14 11.15 20,416 14,853 23,197
St. Charles* 50 10.06 7.38 11.40 20,929 15,359 23,714
St. Louis County* 350 12.82 7.58 15.44 26,666 15,764 32,117
West Central Region* 30 9.48 7.76 10.34 19,715 16,145 21,501

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,660 2,900 240 9.02 76 Great
Kansas City MSA 720 810 90 12.50 23 Good
St Louis MSA 1,340 1,450 110 8.21 38 Good
Central Region* 230 250 20 8.70 7 Good
Northeast Region* 70 70 .00 1 Good
Northwest Region* 100 110 10 10.00 2 Good
Ozark Region* 260 280 20 7.69 7 Good
Southwest Region* 110 110 .00 2 Good

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This Occupation generally requires Long-term on-the-job training (> 12 months)
or training in one of the following
Photojournalism (NEW)
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Commercial Photography
Photography
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
Art/Art Studies, General