The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Photo Technician is $9.07.
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Job Description for Photo Technician
While the advent of digital photography and home photo printing have reduced the visibility of photo technicians in recent years, there are still many employers eager to hire them. Simply put, a photo technician develops photos either from film or digital files, sizes the photos according to customers' requirements, and performs any post-processing offered by the lab and/or requested by the customer. Photo technicians must be familiar with all processes involved in developing standard print fil…Read more
Photo Technician Tasks
- Process images and create prints to customer specifications.
- Maintain photo equipment and materials.
- Ensure image and print quality, trouble shooting as necessary.
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Pay by Experience Level for Photo Technician
An early career Photo Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $10.08 based on 56 salaries. A mid-career Photo Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.23 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Photo Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.98 based on 26 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $14.
Years of Experience
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