The average pay for a Photographer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $17.50 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$19,329 - $74,497
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$19K
$43K
$74K
MEDIAN: $42,560
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$10.96 - $72.72
(Median)
$11
$18
$73
MEDIAN: $17.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$19,329 - $74,497  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$22,804 - $86,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.96 - $72.72  
   
Overtime
$29.97  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$22,804 - $86,838  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
1,567,442
Male:
741,270 (47.3%)
Female:
826,172 (52.7%)
Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297. In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution as a meeting place for the Founding Fathers of the United States, who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia was one of the nation's capitals in the Revolutionary War, and served as temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C., was under construction. In the 19th century, Philadelphia became a major industrial center...
Philadelphia:
$41,233
Pennsylvania:
$55,702
$952
Philadelphia:
$150,700
Pennsylvania:
$170,600
6.6%

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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

National Average
$40,000

Graphic Design
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Product Photography
up arrow 3%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Editing
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Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 50%
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