The average pay for a Digital Imaging Specialist is $14.56 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Operations Management and Adobe Photoshop. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$34,497 - $80,151
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,497 - $80,151  
   
Bonus
$1.07 - $8,109  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$23,837 - $70,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 60
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Hourly Rate
$10.61 - $20.17  
   
Overtime
$16.77 - $58.72  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1.07 - $8,109  
   
Profit Sharing
$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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$23,837 - $70,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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Job Description for Digital Imaging Specialist

A digital imaging specialist is primarily responsible for creating quality digital images from photos, film, or digital media files provided by clients. If files are provided in hard-copy format, the specialist must scan and convert the images into an electronic format. Once the images are digitized, he/she will crop, resize, and rotate them as necessary, and retouch them in photo-editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, or Corel PaintShop. Retouching general images can include adjustments such as background removal, color adjustment, shadow adjustment, contrast adjustment, healing, and sharpening. Digital imaging specialists may also be responsible for printing or cataloging their finished work.

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Digital Imaging Specialist Tasks

  • Interpret specifications and guidelines to create images that meet organizational standards.
  • Manipulate and use software to crop, alter, and retouch images.
  • Edit, retouch, optimize, and improve digital images for optimal presentation on the web or in print.
  • Enter data and track photos and metadata.

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Experience Affects Digital Imaging Specialist Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Digital Imaging Specialist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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