Photo Editor in New York Salary

Photo Editors in New York, N.Y. can expect to earn an average of $51K annually. Somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and the larger part claim dental coverage as well. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Women make up the majority of New York Photo Editors (67 percent) who completed the questionnaire. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,687 - $67,780
$34K
$51K
$68K
MEDIAN: $50,599
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$22.38 - $35.29
$30
MEDIAN: $30.49
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$33,687 - $67,780  
   
Bonus
$2,457  
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$34,128 - $73,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Hourly Rate
$30.49  
   
Overtime
$43.80  
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Bonus
$2,457  
   
Total Pay (?
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$34,128 - $73,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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Pay by Experience Level for Photo Editor

Pay by Experience for a Photo Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Photo Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Photo Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Photo Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 7 salaries. A Photo Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Photo Editor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Photo Editor Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

▲13%

National Average
$53,000

Experienced
▼3%

▼15%

Skills That Affect Photo Editor Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$53,000


Product Photography
▼8%

Adobe Illustrator
▼14%

Adobe InDesign
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 23%