Senior Photographer Salary (United States)

A Senior Photographer earns an average salary of $57,808 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Photographer Total Pay (?
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$35,102 - $85,626
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MEDIAN: $57,808
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,102 - $85,626  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,875  
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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$28,278 - $83,473  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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 18%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
National Average
$55,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Senior Photographer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 9%
National Average
$55,000
Product Photography
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 6 votes.
Gender
Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
34%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 3%
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