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Photo Editor Salary in New York

Median pay for New York Photo Editors is around $55K per year. More than half of Photo Editors in New York, N.Y. (69 percent) survey participants are women. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly more than a fifth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a strong majority. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$35,526 - $84,937
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$85K
MEDIAN: $54,864
10%
50%
90%

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$15.00 - $42.50
(Median)
$15
$26
$42
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,526 - $84,937  
   
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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$35,403 - $84,740  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84
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 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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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$35,403 - $84,740  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $49K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $59K. On average, Photo Editors in New York, N.Y. make $74K following one to two decades on the job. For some reason, Photo Editors in New York with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $73K.

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Experience Affects Photo Editor in New York, New York Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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

Product Photography
up arrow 17%

National Average
$55,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 4%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 7%

Editing
up arrow 13%

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

1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 22%
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