Average Entry-Level Photo Technician Hourly Pay

$9.07
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Photo Technician is $9.07.
10%
$7.89
10%
$9.07
50%
$11.64
90%
90%
MEDIAN $9.07
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Hourly Rate
$8 - $12
Total Pay
$16,403 - $24,221

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Job Description for Photo Technician

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

This data is based on 114 survey responses.
Early Career
49.1%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
22.8%
Late Career
11.4%