How much professional photographers get paid?

Does anyone know how much you get paid to work as a professional photography person thing? You know.. Like a job when your odler? Because I really love taking pictures. Like I take pictures of flowers with a drop of rain hanging off. Xd

Answer #1

Note: I noticed that the info I entered, above, was from 2002. I tried to delete it, but was, of course, not successful, unless it gets deleted later. Just look it up under Sorry about that. =^u^= Carol

Answer #2

The middle half of all photographers made between $18,680 and $38,730 in 2006. The lowest-paid 10 percent made less than $15,540. The highest-paid 10 percent earned more than $56,640.

Answer #3

I went to and typed in ‘photographer salary. One of the first sites was

This is what it said:

Statistics show that for a photographer in 2002 the average annual salary was $24,040. The lowest 10% earned less than $14,640, the middle 50% between $17,740 and $34,910 while the highest 10% earned upwards of $49,920. For a photographer employed by a newspaper or periodical the average annual salary was $31,460, while in other professional and scientific services the average was $21,860.

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*note: If you go to google, you’ll find some other sites. The info varies according to the source.

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