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The U.S. Department of Labor reports that salaried photographers had median annual earnings of $31,710 in May 2015. Salaries ranged from less than $18,850 to more than $72,200. Photographers earned the following mean annual salaries by employer: motion picture and video firms, $70,350; radio and television broadcasting companies, $45,680; newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers, $45,310; and other professional, scientific, and technical services firms, $35,860. 

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