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Photo Stylist Salary

Women account for the majority of Photo Stylists in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $47K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Photo Stylists are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a fourth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$38,227 - $67,236
(Median)
$38K
$47K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,583
10%
50%
90%

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$11.74 - $79.46
(Median)
$12
$25
$79
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
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$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$38,227 - $67,236  
   
Bonus
$500 - $10,000  
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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$34,645 - $88,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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
$500 - $10,000  
   
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).
)
$34,645 - $88,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $42K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $42K. Photo Stylists see a median salary of $61K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $58K.

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Experience Affects Photo Stylist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 22%
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