1. Photographers

December 4, 2018

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Master’s degree premium: No significant differenceMedian annual salary for master’s degree: $36,000Median annual salary for bachelor’s degree: $38,500Percent of employees with a master’s degree: 8.0%Projected job growth by 2026: -5.6%

Photographers have the opportunity to capture and preserve stories, using a combination of creativity and professional acuity. These skills can be applied across many disciplines, often hopping between events, journalism, marketing, advertising, and, of course, pure creative art.

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