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Fast Facts for Photographers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Modesto and San Francisco
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Oakland, Riverside and San Diego
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Santa Ana, San Francisco and San Diego

Salaries for Photographers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Santa Ana

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Photographers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim3500$59,330
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario450$42,530
San Diego-Carlsbad330$46,440
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara290$46,580
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward910$61,530
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande40$50,900
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura120$34,480
Santa Rosa40$50,990
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara50$49,830

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