Median pay for Entry-Level Photo Editors is around $13.38 per hour. Some workers in this field — a little less than half — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by just over a half and dental plans are enjoyed by just over two-fifths. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Photo Editors. Entry-Level Photo Editors survey participants are largely women, dominating at 69 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$28,892 - $62,011
(Median)
$29K
$39K
$62K
MEDIAN: $38,894
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90%

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$9.72 - $25.25
(Median)
$9
$13
$25
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,892 - $62,011  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $2,031  
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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$21,011 - $59,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 85
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.72 - $25.25  
   
Overtime
$18.09 - $45.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$97.87 - $2,031  
   
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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$21,011 - $59,579  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,700

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For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Photo Editors in Washington enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 34 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Photo Editors will also find cushy salaries in New York (+21 percent) and Los Angeles (+17 percent).

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Skills That Affect Photo Editor Salaries

Editing
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Adobe InDesign
up arrow 5%

Adobe Illustrator
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National Average
$35,000


Product Photography
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Adobe Lightroom
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 46%
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