Photo Editor Salary in New York

Median pay for New York Photo Editors lies in the neighborhood of $54K annually. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly less than a fourth lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and a fair number receive dental plans. 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 (71 percent). The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,265 - $84,581

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$15.00 - $42.50

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,265 - $84,581  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$35,128 - $84,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 87
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $42.50  
   
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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$35,128 - $84,443  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $48K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $58K. New York Photo Editors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $74K. 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 35%

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 2%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 7%

Editing
up arrow 12%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
33%
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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