Photographer Salary

A Photographer earns an average wage of AU$24.95 per hour. A skill in Adobe Lightroom is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

AU$34,588 - AU$80,122
(Median)
AU$35K
AU$50K
AU$80K
MEDIAN: AU$49,831
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AU$17.65 - AU$92.74
(Median)
AU$18
AU$25
AU$93
MEDIAN: AU$24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$34,588 - AU$80,122  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,500  
Profit Sharing
AU$20,000  
Commission
AU$1,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$36,552 - AU$132,841  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$17.65 - AU$92.74  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$10.42  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$112.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,500  
   
Commission
AU$1,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$36,552 - AU$132,841  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 185
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Pay by Experience Level for Photographer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$51,544

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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%


National Average
AU$52,000


Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Adobe Lightroom
up arrow 50%

Product Photography
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
AU$52,000

Photography
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 3%
dental benefits
None: 93%
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