$45,781
Avg. Salary
$16.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer, Commercial in Chicago, Illinois is $16.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer, Commercial in Chicago, Illinois is $45,781 per year.

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MEDIAN $45,781
$25,342 - $69,043
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Salary $25,342 - $69,043
Bonus $1,925
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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$30,062 - $72,129
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Photographer, Commercial

The job of a commercial photographer is to photograph and document images which are often used in his/her company's promotional/advertising campaigns; these photographs may also be used in magazines, editorials, billboards, television commercials, and more. Aside from taking pictures for commercial use, these photographers may also be required to manipulate these images using computer software to achieve the company's desired feel and appearance.

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Photographer, Commercial Tasks
  • Photograph designated subjects, adjusting composition, and camera settings for optimal end result.
  • Schedule photo shoots, test equipment, and interpret client requests.
  • Review photographs and select the most suitable for the client.
  • Edit and deliver photos, providing metadata and context as necessary.

About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Photographer, Commercial Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer, Commercial

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 45%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 27%
no benefits
None: 55%