Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Photo Editors is very modest at just $41K annually. Most Entry-Level Photo Editors report high levels of job satisfaction. Women Entry-Level Photo Editors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Some workers in this field — over a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a little over a half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,071 - $60,792
(Median)
$28K
$41K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,037
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$9.62 - $24.79
(Median)
$9
$14
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$28,071 - $60,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
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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$21,366 - $59,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $24.79  
   
Overtime
$17.78 - $43.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,029  
   
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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$21,366 - $59,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Pay Difference by Location


Entry-Level Photo Editors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 36 percent. With compensation 3 percent below the national average, Los Angeles is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Photo Editor Salaries

Adobe InDesign
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Product Photography
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Adobe Illustrator
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National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 35%
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