A Photographer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $41,600 per year.

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

National Average
$42,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 10%

Product Photography
up arrow 12%

Editing
up arrow 12%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 67%
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