The average hourly pay for a Digital Imaging Specialist is $14.86.
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Job Description for Digital Imaging Specialist
A digital imaging specialist is primarily responsible for creating quality digital images from photos, film, or digital media files provided by clients. If files are provided in hard-copy format, the specialist must scan and convert the images into an electronic format. Once the images are digitized, he/she will crop, resize, and rotate them as necessary, and retouch them in photo-editing software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, or Corel PaintShop. Retouching general …Read more
Digital Imaging Specialist Tasks
- Edit, retouch, optimize, and improve digital images for optimal presentation on the web or in print.
- Enter data and track photos and metadata.
- Interpret specifications and guidelines to create images that meet organizational standards.
- Manipulate and use software to crop, alter, and retouch images.
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Popular Skills for Digital Imaging Specialist
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Skills in Graphic and Image Software, Adobe Photoshop and Customer Service are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management and Document Indexing.
Pay by Experience Level for Digital Imaging Specialist
An entry-level Digital Imaging Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.40 based on 19 salaries. An early career Digital Imaging Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.87 based on 83 salaries. A mid-career Digital Imaging Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.30 based on 51 salaries. An experienced Digital Imaging Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.07 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $28.
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Employees with Digital Imaging Specialist in their job title in Memphis, Tennessee earn an average of 84.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (44.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Antonio, Texas (7.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (4.2% less).
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