Photographer, News Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Photographer, News is $36,546 per year. A skill in Video Editing is associated with high pay for this job.
Photographer, News Total Pay (?
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$25,639 - $58,479
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MEDIAN: $36,545
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Photographer, News Total Pay (?
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$9.52 - $25.35
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National Salary Data

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$0$20K$40K$60K
Salary
$25,639 - $58,479  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
Total Pay (?
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$21,170 - $57,177  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.52 - $25.35  
   
Overtime
$11.17 - $40.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,532  
   
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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$21,170 - $57,177  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 159
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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 33%
Experienced
up arrow 21%
National Average
$34,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 41 votes.
Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
20%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 20%
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