Digital Imaging Specialist Salary

The average rate for a Digital Imaging Specialist is $14.67 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Operations Management, Adobe Photoshop, and Graphic and Image Software.

$33,790 - $76,567
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$53K
$77K
MEDIAN: $52,982
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$11.09 - $26.58
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$0$76K
Salary $33,790 - $76,567
Bonus $1,017
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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$24,605 - $67,904
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $11.09 - $26.58
Overtime $16.94 - $40.75
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $1,017
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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$24,605 - $67,904
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 85

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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Digital Imaging Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Digital Imaging Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Digital Imaging Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Digital Imaging Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Digital Imaging Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 44 salaries. A Digital Imaging Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 10 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,227

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Key Stats for Digital Imaging Specialist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Digital Imaging Specialist Salaries

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▲8%

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National Average
$35,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Digital Imaging Specialist Salaries




National Average
$35,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 16%
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