Photo Editor in New York Salary

An average Photo Editor in New York, N.Y. can expect to take home roughly $54K per year. Although one-fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Most Photo Editors in New York like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most Photo Editors in New York, N.Y. survey respondents are women (72 percent). Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,816 - $83,879
(Median)
$35K
$54K
$84K
MEDIAN: $54,288
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$15.15 - $40.55
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$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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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.15 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$20.43 - $59.10  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $47K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $59K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Photo Editors in New York make a median salary of $74K. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $73K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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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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