Photographer, Still Salary

Still Photographers in the United States pull down an average of $16.35 per hour. Earnings sit near $10.28 per hour on the lower side but can approach $34.52 on the higher side. Women Still Photographers who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Work is enjoyable for Still Photographers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, close to a fourth claim no health benefits at all.

$27,812 - $85,569
(Median)
$28K
$43K
$86K
MEDIAN: $43,000
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$10.28 - $34.52
(Median)
$10
$16
$35
MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$27,812 - $85,569  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
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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$24,698 - $75,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.28 - $34.52  
   
Overtime
$23.91 - $29.57  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
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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$24,698 - $75,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Photographer, Still

Still photographers capture photographs of both people, landscapes, inanimate objects, and other sights. These pictures may be used either by clients for commercial purposes, such as brochures, banners, and websites, or for personal uses such as commemorating events and milestones.

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Photographer, Still Tasks

  • 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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Job skills reported by Still Photographers are limited. Product Photography and Adobe Photoshop are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Product Photography is a skill commonly found among those who know Adobe Photoshop.

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Experience Affects Photographer, Still Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 45%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$41,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Photographer, Still Salaries

Product Photography
up arrow 7%

National Average
$41,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 24%
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