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Photo Editor Salary in New York

Pay for Photo Editors in New York sits in the ballpark of $55K annually. The majority of Photo Editors in New York, N.Y. claim high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of New York Photo Editors (69 percent) who took the survey are female. About a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,896 - $85,812
(Median)
$36K
$55K
$86K
MEDIAN: $55,109
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90%

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$14.45 - $41.22
(Median)
$14
$25
$41
MEDIAN: $25.00
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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
$35,896 - $85,812  
   
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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$35,233 - $85,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $41.22  
   
Overtime
$21.25 - $45.00  
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$30K$60K$90K
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).
)
$35,233 - $85,359  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $49K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $59K. New York Photo Editors who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $75K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $74K.

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Experience Affects Photo Editor in New York, New York Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

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 31%

Adobe InDesign
0%

National Average
$55,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Editing
up arrow 13%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 25%