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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 $46K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, one-fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the greater part. Though the majority of Photo Stylists do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,164 - $67,407
(Median)
$38K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $46,228
10%
50%
90%

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$11.84 - $80.36
(Median)
$12
$26
$80
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$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$38,164 - $67,407  
   
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 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate 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$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$11.84 - $80.36  
   
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.
)
$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 - $98,633  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Photo Stylist

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


Salaries for inexperienced workers average out to $41K, and those with five to 10 years' experience earn a higher median of $42K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $61K in this role. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $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 15%

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: 75% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 25%