Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary

Entry-Level Photo Editors pull down an average of $13.45 per hour. The majority of Entry-Level Photo Editors (66 percent) who took the survey are women. While just over two-fifths report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and more than two-fifths have dental, as well. The majority of Entry-Level Photo Editors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$29,566 - $63,607
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$39K
$64K
MEDIAN: $38,730
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$9.82 - $25.87
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MEDIAN: $13.45
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$29,566 - $63,607  
   
Bonus
$98.99 - $17,754  
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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$21,243 - $61,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $25.87  
   
Overtime
$17.30 - $46.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$98.99 - $17,754  
   
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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$21,243 - $61,765  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,303

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With a pay rate for Entry-Level Photo Editors that is 32 percent greater than the national average, Washington offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Entry-Level Photo Editors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+26 percent) and Los Angeles (+15 percent).

Key Stats for Photo Editor

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Photo Editor Salaries

Editing
▲5%

Adobe InDesign
▲3%

National Average
$35,000

Adobe Illustrator
▼5%


Product Photography
▼12%

Adobe Lightroom
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 45%
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