U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints. Includes scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.
Illustrative examples: Wedding Photographer,
Broad Occupation: 27-4020 Photographers
Minor Group: 27-4000 Media and Communication Equipment Workers
Major Group: 27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010