A Photographer in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$53,169 per year.

AU$40,268 - AU$79,463
AU$40K
AU$52K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$52,198
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.44 - AU$98.14
AU$19
AU$24
AU$98
MEDIAN: AU$24.29
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$106K
Salary AU$40,268 - AU$79,463
Bonus AU$6,250
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$40,668 - AU$106,658
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data AU$0AU$98
Hourly Rate AU$19.44 - AU$98.14
Overtime AU$13.35
Annual Data AU$0AU$106K
Bonus AU$6,250
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$40,668 - AU$106,658
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

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.

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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$50,000 based on 26 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$60,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Photographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$64,000 based on 13 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$85,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

▲65%

▲24%

▲16%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

National Average
AU$51,000



Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 93%