Photo Stylist Salary

Photo Stylists in the United States are largely women. The group as a whole has a nationwide average of $45K annually for pay. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$37,895 - $65,911

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$11.74 - $79.46

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$37,895 - $65,911  
   
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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$34,105 - $86,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$11.74 - $79.46  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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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).
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$34,105 - $86,088  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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 $41K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $42K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $60K. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $52K on average.

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Experience Affects Photo Stylist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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