Photo Editor in New York Salary

For Photo Editors in New York, N.Y., annual average wages total $54K per year. Approximately one in four of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. Work is enjoyable for New York Photo Editors, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Female Photo Editors in New York make up most of the survey respondents at 72 percent. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$34,816 - $83,879
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$84K
MEDIAN: $54,288
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$15.15 - $40.55
(Median)
$15
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,816 - $83,879  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$34,740 - $83,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$20.43 - $59.10  
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Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
   
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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$34,740 - $83,583  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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Pay by Experience Level for Photo Editor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $47K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $59K. Photo Editors in New York claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $74K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran New York Photo Editors report making only $73K on average.

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Experience Affects Photo Editor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$54,000


Skills That Affect Photo Editor Salaries

National Average
$54,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 6%

Product Photography
up arrow 8%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 17%

Editing
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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