A Photographer in Vancouver, British Columbia earns an average salary of C$46,023 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Product Photography and Adobe Photoshop. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$29,517 - C$64,522
C$30K
C$45K
C$65K
MEDIAN: C$45,115
10%
50%
90%
C$10.13 - C$59.18
C$10
C$22
C$59
MEDIAN: C$22.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$97K
Salary C$29,517 - C$64,522
Bonus C$7,000
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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C$24,266 - C$97,299
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data C$0C$66
Hourly Rate C$10.13 - C$59.18
Hourly Tips C$13.77
Overtime C$66.33
Annual Data C$0C$97K
Bonus C$7,000
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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C$24,266 - C$97,299
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Experienced
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲36%

National Average
C$45,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Product Photography
▲51%

Adobe Photoshop
▲6%

National Average
C$45,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 49%