Entry-Level Photo Editor Salary

Entry-Level Photo Editors may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $40K annually. Women make up a slight majority of Entry-Level Photo Editors (59 percent) survey respondents. Although over a third lack health benefits of any kind, more than half do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately one-half get dental coverage, too. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$27,148 - $60,975
(Median)
$27K
$40K
$61K
MEDIAN: $40,080
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$9.46 - $24.81
(Median)
$9
$14
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$27,148 - $60,975  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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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$21,693 - $59,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.46 - $24.81  
   
Overtime
$17.56 - $44.70  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,980  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,050  
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).
)
$21,693 - $59,033  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,046

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Entry-Level Photo Editors will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Los Angeles is the lowest-paying area, 8 percent south of the national average.

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Skills That Affect Photo Editor Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 7%

Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 1%

National Average
$35,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Product Photography
up arrow 5%


Adobe Lightroom
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
medical benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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