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Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Photo Editors are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $41K per year on average. Women Entry-Level Photo Editors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Some workers in this field — more than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by more than half. The majority of Entry-Level Photo Editors claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary (?
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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$28,829 - $59,555
(Median)
29K
41K
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60K
MEDIAN: $41,223
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Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary (?
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$9.62 - $25.09
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$28,829 - $59,555  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
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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$21,430 - $59,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $25.09  
   
Overtime
$16.00 - $35.76  
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$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
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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$21,430 - $59,395  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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New York
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National Average
$36,000
Seattle
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Los Angeles
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For Entry-Level Photo Editors, busy New York offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 32 percent above the national average. Los Angeles ranks last in the field for pay, reporting salaries 9 percent below the national average.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Photo Editor Salaries

Product Photography
up arrow 14%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 9%
National Average
$36,000
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 2%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 64 votes.

Gender

Female
55%
female alumni
 
Male
45%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 65% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 35%