A Retoucher earns an average salary of $50,052 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Product Photography is associated with high pay for this job.

$32,000 - $88,563
(Median)
$32K
$50K
$89K
MEDIAN: $50,052
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$13.76 - $55.00
(Median)
$14
$22
$55
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$32,000 - $88,563  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$30,527 - $101,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $55.00  
   
Overtime
$19.26 - $103.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$30,527 - $101,664  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Job Description for Retoucher

A retoucher is an individual who is skilled in aesthetics, specifically beauty and art. He or she would be responsible for image enhancement, including adjustment of color and light. This person is also responsible for combining images to develop new creations per company specifications for print and functional use.

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Retoucher Tasks

  • Perform image manipulations or edits as directed.
  • Retouch images to customer specifications.

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Pay by Experience Level for Retoucher

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,926

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Experience Affects Retoucher Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Late-Career
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Retoucher Salaries

Product Photography
up arrow 31%

National Average
$48,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

ICC Profiling / Color Management
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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