Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary

Entry-Level Photo Editors may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $41K annually. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a majority and dental coverage is claimed by close to one-half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Photo Editors. Women Entry-Level Photo Editors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$27,478 - $60,792
(Median)
$27K
$41K
$61K
MEDIAN: $41,037
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$9.62 - $24.55
(Median)
$9
$14
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,478 - $60,792  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
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 - $59,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.62 - $24.55  
   
Overtime
$17.76 - $43.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
   
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 - $59,396  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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Pay Difference by Location


Home to some of the best pay for Entry-Level Photo Editors, New York offers exceptional salaries, 33 percent above the national average. Los Angeles is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 3 percent.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Photo Editor Salaries

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


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 37%
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