With the availability of many cheap dslr cameras, anyone can now have photographer jobs. There are many companies hiring photographers for the purpose of advertising. However, you can also find many photographer jobs aside from being an employed shooter.
You can actually become a freelance photographer. How will I earn from my pictures? Well you can get a freelancer status from any newspaper companies. Or, you can also establish a photo business of your own. There are so many occasions where photographers are in demand like birthdays, weddings and parties. I know a friend how has his photo business running for 9 years now and he is earning decent enough. Or you can also sell your photos. You can submit your images as stock photos. If you are planning to get a photographer job, simply look for online jobs and you may find an offer or two.