The average salary for a Photographer in Houston, Texas is $36,174 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$18,548 - $75,627
$19K
$36K
$76K
MEDIAN: $36,174
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$12.00 - $20.35
$16
MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$18,548 - $75,627  
   
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$18,121 - $72,312  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$16.00  
   
Overtime
$16.00  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Total Pay (?
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$18,121 - $72,312  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

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Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Product Photography
up arrow 1%

National Average
$38,000

Editing
up arrow 10%

Graphic Design
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 78%
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