The average pay for a Photographer with Adobe Photoshop skills is AU$52,943 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$37,384 - AU$79,426
AU$37K
AU$53K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$52,740
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50%
90%
AU$18.94 - AU$96.80
AU$19
AU$26
AU$97
MEDIAN: AU$25.60
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$117K
Salary AU$37,384 - AU$79,426
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,404
Commission AU$3,000
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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AU$39,014 - AU$117,701
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 126
Hourly Data AU$0AU$148
Hourly Rate AU$18.94 - AU$96.80
Hourly Tips AU$5.83
Overtime AU$6.04 - AU$149
Annual Data AU$0AU$117K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$4,404
Commission AU$3,000
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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AU$39,014 - AU$117,701
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 118

Job Description for Photographer

Photographers use their creative and technical capabilities to capture photos of people, places, and things. Photographers generally spend a great deal of time coming up with ways to market their skills to the public, and they are often hired to take photos at memorable events such as weddings, birthdays, and graduations. They usually have in-depth knowledge of photo editing software which may or may not be used to enhance pictures. It is also common for photographers to offer photo album designs to serve as covers for customers' memorable photographs.

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Photographer Tasks

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

Photographer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Photographer

Pay by Experience for a Photographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Photographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Photographer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Photographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$59,000 based on 51 salaries. A Photographer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$53,367

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

▲9%

▲7%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 90%