$25.17
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average rate for a Freelance Photographer with Adobe Photoshop skills is $29.66 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$19,602 - $74,497
$20K
$31K
$74K
MEDIAN: $31,160
10%
50%
90%

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$12.42 - $106
$12
$25
$110
MEDIAN: $25.17
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90%

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$0$210K
Salary $19,602 - $74,497
Bonus $600
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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$23,323 - $210,942
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20
Hourly Data $0$105
Hourly Rate $12.42 - $106
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $10.11
Annual Data $0$210K
Bonus $600
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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$23,323 - $210,942
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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 in nature and landscapes. Others will work in urban settings or portraiture. Some may specialize in sports work.

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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.

Freelance Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Freelance Photographer

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Freelance Photographer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲49%

Experienced
▲30%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 89%