Photography Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Photography Director is $69,566 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Photography Director Total Pay (?
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$36,338 - $119,992
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MEDIAN: $69,566
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Photography Director Total Pay (?
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$10.36 - $58.17
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$36,338 - $119,992  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,658  
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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$37,090 - $122,284  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.36 - $58.17  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $123.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,658  
   
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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$37,090 - $122,284  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Job Description for Photography Director

  • Apply best practices for use of light, framing, and composition.
  • Evaluate, manipulate, and publish photos using computer software.
  • Photograph people, events, and items according client specifications.

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Experience Affects Photography Director Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$64,000

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Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 26%
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