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Digital Imaging Specialist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Digital Imaging Specialist is $14.02 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Operations Management is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Digital Imaging Specialist Salary (?
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$30,000 - $75,683
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $41,646
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Digital Imaging Specialist Salary (?
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$10.86 - $22.63
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,000 - $75,683  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $1,700  
Commission
$1,850 - $31,000  
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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$23,976 - $68,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.86 - $22.63  
   
Overtime
$16.04 - $42.57  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
Commission
$1,850 - $31,000  
Profit Sharing
$200.00 - $1,700  
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).
)
$23,976 - $68,329  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 156
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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
$34,000

Skills That Affect Digital Imaging Specialist Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
National Average
$34,000
Customer Service
up arrow 1%
Graphic and Image Software
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied Image
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 20%