Photo Stylist Salary

The larger portion of Photo Stylists in the United States are women. Median pay in this female-dominated area goes for around $46K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. A strong majority enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$38,405 - $66,272
(Median)
$38K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,909
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90%

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$11.74 - $79.46
(Median)
$12
$25
$79
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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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
$38,405 - $66,272  
   
Bonus
$972 - $5,087  
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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$35,117 - $86,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $79.46  
   
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$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$972 - $5,087  
   
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).
)
$35,117 - $86,996  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Photo Stylist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker earns $42K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $42K. Photo Stylists bring in $61K after working for 10 to 20 years. Photo Stylists who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $52K.

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Experience Affects Photo Stylist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 20%
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