Photographer, Commercial with Product Photography Skills Salary

Commercial Photographers with Product Photography skills aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $45K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by over one-half. Men account for the majority of Commercial Photographers with Product Photography skills who responded to the questionnaire — 66 percent to be exact. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,765 - $74,676
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$45K
$75K
MEDIAN: $45,088
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$10.42 - $27.46
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MEDIAN: $14.96
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,765 - $74,676  
   
Bonus
$248.32 - $7,419  
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$24,248 - $67,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.42 - $27.46  
   
Overtime
$16.75 - $48.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$248.32 - $7,419  
   
Profit Sharing
$800  
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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$24,248 - $67,766  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Pay by Experience Level for Photographer, Commercial

Pay by Experience for a Photographer, Commercial has a positive trend. An entry-level Photographer, Commercial with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 88 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Photographer, Commercial with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Photographer, Commercial which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 21 salaries. A Photographer, Commercial with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Photographer, Commercial

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Photographer, Commercial Salaries

Late-Career
▲39%

Experienced
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$39,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 31%