Photography Director Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Photography Director is $68,510 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Photography Director Salary (?
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$35,402 - $120,438
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MEDIAN: $68,509
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Photography Director Salary (?
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$10.30 - $50.85
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$35,402 - $120,438  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
Total Pay (?
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$36,336 - $120,715  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $50.85  
   
Overtime
$-0.50 - $123.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $8,081  
   
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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$36,336 - $120,715  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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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New York
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$62,000
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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
$62,000

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Gender

Female
48%
female alumni
 
Male
52%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 27%
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