Senior Photographer Salary (United States)

A Senior Photographer earns an average salary of $54,094 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Photographer Total Pay (?
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$35,479 - $83,235
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MEDIAN: $54,093
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$35,479 - $83,235  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,917  
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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$33,831 - $81,994  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Job Description for Senior Photographer

  • Assess, critique, and train junior photographers.
  • Conduct photography sessions across a variety of customers and settings.
  • Use creative and technical photography knowledge to compose high-equality photographs.
  • Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
  • Utilize software such as Photoshop, Lightroom, and Bridge to edit photographs.

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Experience Affects Senior Photographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%
Experienced
up arrow 26%
National Average
$51,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Senior Photographer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%
National Average
$51,000
Product Photography
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 2%
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