The average hourly pay for an Experienced Freelance Photographer is $26.06.
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Job Description for Freelance Photographer
Freelance photographers usually find that the job has two sides, a creative side that involves the photography of subjects and a business side. Most photographers find the creative elements of the job to be rewarding enough to be willing to endure the vagaries and hassles of the business side. Most photographers will specialize somewhat in the subject matter they shoot. This specialty is usually based upon the aptitude and interest of the photographer. For instance, some photographers will work …Read more
Freelance Photographer Tasks
- Perform photo shoots for clients.
- Meet with clients to discuss needs.
- Edit photos.
- Determine and use the best photography equipment for the situation.
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Popular Skills for Freelance Photographer
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Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Photography, Editing and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Freelance Photographer
An early career Freelance Photographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $24.99 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Freelance Photographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.87 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Years of Experience
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