The average wage for a Freelance Photographer is $25.19 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Freelance Photographer Total Pay (?
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$15,260 - $68,784
(Median)
15K
30K
47K
69K
MEDIAN: $30,428
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Freelance Photographer Total Pay (?
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$9.93 - $100.38
(Median)
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25
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$15,260 - $68,784  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
Commission
$2,250 - $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).
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$20,179 - $202,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 335
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $100.38  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.63 - $14.50  
Overtime
$9.79 - $102.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,182  
   
Commission
$2,250 - $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).
)
$20,179 - $202,976  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 335
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Experience Affects Freelance Photographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%
Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
59%
female alumni
 
Male
41%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 11% dental benefits Dental: 8%
vision benefits Vision: 6% employee benefits None: 89%
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