Average Photographer, Commercial Salary in Canada

C$44,603
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$1,500
Bonus
C$787
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Photographer, Commercial in Canada is C$44,603.
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C$34k
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C$45k
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C$65k
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MEDIAN C$44,603
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Salary
C$34k - C$65k
Bonus
C$0 - C$2k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$787
Total Pay
C$31k - C$59k

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Job Description for Photographer, Commercial

Photographer, Commercial Tasks
  • Photograph designated subjects, adjusting composition, and camera settings for optimal end result.
  • Schedule photo shoots, test equipment, and interpret client requests.
  • Review photographs and select the most suitable for the client.
  • Edit and deliver photos, providing metadata and context as necessary.

Career Paths

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Photographer, Commercial
Videographer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Photographer, Commercial

Skills in Adobe Photoshop and Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Image Processing and Product Photography.

Pay by Experience Level for Photographer, Commercial

An early career Photographer, Commercial with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$44,930 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Photographer, Commercial with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,789 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$45,500.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Photographer, Commercial in their job title in Vancouver, British Columbia earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (11.8% less), Montréal, Québec (5.8% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 50 survey responses.
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
42.0%
Late Career
10.0%

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