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Photographer (Editorial, Portrait, Lifestyle, Fitness, Fashion)

A professional photographer takes, edits, and develops photos for individuals and companies. They might be hired to shoot a portrait, take family photos, or capture photos of a subject for an editorial spread. 

Salary (U.S.)

  • Median
    $31,710
  • Work Setting
    office, home, travel
  • Min. Degree Required
    None required
  • Strengths
    Creativity, flexibility, innovation
  • Skills
    Knowledge of cameras, photo theory, editing software, film development

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