Photographers

(NOC 5221)
+33.33%
 

What do Photographers do?

Photographers operate cameras to photograph people, events, scenes, materials, products and other subjects.

How to become: Photographers

You need either a bachelor's degree in visual arts, specializing in photography, or specialized training in photography in high school, college or specialized training schools, or you need extensive on-the-job training under the supervision of a photographer.

You may need experience in, or knowledge of, computerized photography/digital imaging.

You need to demonstrate your creative/technical ability with a portfolio of your work.

Most recent entrants have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 1 in 4 has an undergraduate university degree.

Where to study for a career as: Photographers

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Photography Diploma
Photography Techniques (Part-time) Certificate
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Photography Diploma
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Alberta University of the Arts
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Photography Bachelor
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Photography Diploma; Co-op
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NSCAD University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA

Related Program(s):
Photography Bachelor
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Photographers make?

Low:
$29,120
Average:
$39,998
High:
$76,710

Job openings for Photographers

Job Seekers:
6,300
Job Openings:
5,700