Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Photo Editor is $52,689
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Photo Editors?
An entry-level Photo Editor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $42,500 based on 9 salaries. An early career Photo Editor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $44,808 based on 160 salaries. A mid-career Photo …Read more
What Do Photo Editors Do?
Photo editors review, select, and perform editing on photos to meet the need of their employer. They communicate with other departments in the company to coordinate the type and number of photos needed (such as to correspond with a story or website); they perform any necessary editing for photos (such as color correction) as well. The photo editor generally performs a number of managerial tasks, including supervising photographers (and possibly other editors), managing contracts, completing …Read more