Photo Editor Salary in New York

Photo Editors in New York, N.Y. can expect to earn an average of $55K annually. Photo Editors in New York survey participants are largely women, dominating at 69 percent. While some workers in this profession — somewhere between a fifth and a fourth — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a fair number have dental insurance. For the most part, New York Photo Editors enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,139 - $85,057
(Median)
$35K
$55K
$85K
MEDIAN: $54,617
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$15.00 - $42.50
(Median)
$15
$26
$42
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,139 - $85,057  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
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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$34,987 - $84,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $42.50  
   
Overtime
$20.13 - $59.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
   
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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$34,987 - $84,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 24
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Pay by Experience Level for Photo Editor in New York, New York

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $58K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $48K. On average, New York Photo Editors make $74K following one to two decades on the job. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $73K.

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Experience Affects Photo Editor in New York, New York Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Late-Career
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$55,000


Skills That Affect Photo Editor in New York, New York Salaries

Product Photography
up arrow 5%

National Average
$55,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 7%

Editing
up arrow 12%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 23%
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