Photographer, Sports Salary

A Photographer, Sports earns an average salary of $45,000 per year.

$30,500 - $65,000
$42K
MEDIAN: $42,000
50%

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$12.00 - $20.00
$15
MEDIAN: $14.74
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$42,000  
   
Bonus
$27,500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,431 - $116,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.74  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$27,500  
   
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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$22,431 - $116,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Photographer, Sports

A sports photographer specializes in the art of creating memorable sports images. They are typically hired by media outlets, but sports photographers may also work for a specific team or be freelance subcontractors. This professional's key role is to capture action photography at games; however, he or she also gathers other types of photos such as portraits of athletes, press conference photos and images from practices. They also may shoot video for their employer. Sports photographers are also responsible for performing photo editing and answering any questions from their editor or employer. Freelance photographers typically create their own proof sets and offer them to teams or media outlets seeking to purchase visual content.

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Photographer, Sports Tasks

  • Take pictures either in studio or on location.
  • Work with clients or workplace teams to create photographic images.
  • Use creative knowledge to compose photographs.
  • Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
  • Operate various types of photographic and computer equipment to create photographic images.

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Key Stats for Photographer, Sports

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
64%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 50%
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