New York Photo Editors take home an average $50K annually. Work is enjoyable for Photo Editors in New York, N.Y., who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. There are more female Photo Editors in New York who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 64 percent. While nearly one in four report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and the larger part have dental, as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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$2,457  
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$33,880 - $76,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Overtime
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$33,880 - $76,082  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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...
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New York:
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$1,317
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Pay by Experience Level for Photo Editor

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


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $43K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $58K. Photo Editors in New York see a median salary of $51K after reaching one to two decades on the job. New York Photo Editors who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $73K.

Key Stats for Photo Editor

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Photo Editor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$52,000

Experienced
up arrow 3%


Skills That Affect Photo Editor Salaries

National Average
$52,000

Product Photography
up arrow 1%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 5%

Editing
up arrow 6%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 14%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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