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Photography as a career

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Photography as a career Photography as a career Presentation Transcript

  • The Career of a Photographer Jennifer Hess February 23, 2011 Block A
  • Job DescriptionPhotographers take and print pictures of: Places People Objects
  • Job Description/Overview Photographers take pictures for: Magazines News Papers Clients Advertisement Public Relations
  • EducationIn high school take as many art and photography classes aspossibleStudy art and chemistryTake computer classesWork in a vocational training facilityBachelor degree in photography or related fieldJob/internship in a photography studio
  • TrainingWork on your school yearbookBe an assistant to an experienced photographerLearn about advanced techniques
  • SalaryBeginning salary Approximately $16,170Middle salary Approximately $20,620-$43,530Potential salary Approximately $59,890+Potential annual earning Approximately $35,640Potential hourly earning Approximately $17.14
  • Salary Possibilities $60,000.00 $45,000.00Salary $30,000.00 $53,890.00Range $15,000.00 $27,270.00 $16,170.00 $0 Starting Average Potential Potential Earnings
  • Growth Potential/ Outlook A career in photography is growing about 12% per year Projected employment in 2008: Approximately 15,200 people Projected employment in 2018: Approximately 169,500 people Career is stable Career is growing about as fast as the average
  • Related Careers Visual arts Archivist Art dealer Cinematographer Photo editor Photo stylist Fashion designer Graphic designer Commercial and industrial designer
  • Quote“Goals are dreams with deadlines.” - Diane HuntThis quote is important to me because whenever I hear it, itreminds me I do not have forever to decide on a career. So decidewhat job you want when you’re young so that you do not have tosearch your entire life.
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