A Photographer in Boston, Massachusetts earns an average salary of $48,980 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Product Photography and Video Editing.

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MEDIAN: $48,979
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$24,511 - $234,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Hourly Rate
$17.50  
   
Hourly Tips
$4.00  
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$24,511 - $234,891  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
669,469
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Pay by Experience Level for Photographer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$46,000

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Product Photography
up arrow 61%

Video Editing
up arrow 12%

Adobe Photoshop
0%

National Average
$46,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Graphic Design
up arrow 14%

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
medical benefits
Vision: 27%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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