Photographer, News Salary (United States)

A Photographer, News earns an average salary of $37,890 per year. A skill in Video Editing is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Photographer, News Salary (?
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$25,434 - $59,532
(Median)
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49K
60K
MEDIAN: $37,889
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Photographer, News Salary (?
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$9.13 - $25.21
(Median)
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25
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,434 - $59,532  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
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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$20,923 - $58,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.13 - $25.21  
   
Overtime
$11.01 - $43.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,546  
   
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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$20,923 - $58,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Job Description for Photographer, News

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

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Experience Affects Photographer, News Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 30%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$35,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
23%
female alumni
 
Male
77%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 20%