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Photojournalist Salary (United States)

A Photojournalist earns an average wage of $14.00 per hour.
Photojournalist Salary (?
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$25,269 - $63,747
(Median)
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35K
50K
64K
MEDIAN: $35,369
10%
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75%
90%
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Photojournalist Salary (?
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$9.97 - $23.62
(Median)
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14
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24
MEDIAN: $14.00
10%
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75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,269 - $63,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,503  
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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$22,808 - $57,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $23.62  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $43.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,503  
   
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).
)
$22,808 - $57,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Job Description for Photojournalist

  • Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
  • Operate various types of photographic and computer equipment to create photographic images.
  • Use creative knowledge to compose photographs.
  • Take pictures either in studio or on location.
  • Work with clients or workplace teams to create photographic images.

Common Career Paths for Photojournalist

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Experience Affects Photojournalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 60%
Experienced
up arrow 25%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Photojournalist Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%
National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
35%
female alumni
 
Male
65%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 49% employee benefits None: 16%