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Low Risk (21-40%): Jobs in this level have a limited risk of automation, as they demand a mix of technical and human-centric skills.
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Our visitors have voted there's a low chance this occupation will be automated. This assessment is further supported by the calculated automation risk level, which estimates 24% chance of automation.
What do you think the risk of automation is?
What is the likelihood that Photographers will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?
The following graph(s) are included wherever there is a substantial amount of votes to render meaningful data. These visual representations display user poll results over time, providing a significant indication of sentiment trends.
Sentiment over time (yearly)
The number of 'Photographers' job openings is expected to rise 8.9% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Photographers' was $40,170, or $19 per hour
'Photographers' were paid 13.3% lower than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
Wages over time
As of 2022 there were 47,380 people employed as 'Photographers' within the United States.
This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as 'Photographers'.
Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects. May use lighting equipment to enhance a subject's appearance. May use editing software to produce finished images and prints. Includes commercial and industrial photographers, scientific photographers, and photojournalists.
SOC Code: 27-4021.00
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