Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary

Entry-Level Photo Editors take home approximately $13.62 per hour on average. Although a little more than half have medical coverage and about two in five have dental coverage, a little less than one-half claim no health benefits at all. The majority of Entry-Level Photo Editors (65 percent) who took the survey are female. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,048 - $62,794
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$39K
$63K
MEDIAN: $39,116
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$10.01 - $25.39
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MEDIAN: $13.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$29,048 - $62,794  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $17,879  
Total Pay (?
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$22,583 - $57,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$10.01 - $25.39  
   
Overtime
$17.19 - $44.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$98.63 - $17,879  
   
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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$22,583 - $57,582  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,419

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Entry-Level Photo Editors will find that Washington offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 31 percent. 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
65 %
Male
35 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
79%
5-9 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Photo Editor Salaries

Editing
▲5%

Adobe InDesign
▲3%

National Average
$35,000

Adobe Illustrator
▼6%


Product Photography
▼12%

Adobe Lightroom
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
65 %
Male
35 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 47%
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