Photographer, Still Salary

Still Photographers in the United States take home an average $14.85 per hour. The majority of Still Photographers (65 percent) who took the survey are female. While over a third report receiving no health benefits, the greater part do receive medical coverage, and nearly two in five have dental, as well. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Still Photographers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$24,511 - $68,510
$25K
$46K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,452
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$10.30 - $25.47
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$25
MEDIAN: $14.97
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$0$68K
Salary $24,511 - $68,510
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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$22,991 - $61,402
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$32
Hourly Rate $10.30 - $25.47
Hourly Tips $0.15
Overtime $21.91
Annual Data $0$61K
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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$22,991 - $61,402
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Photographer, Still

Still photographers capture photographs of both people, landscapes, inanimate objects, and other sights. These pictures may be used either by clients for commercial purposes, such as brochures, banners, and websites, or for personal uses such as commemorating events and milestones.

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Photographer, Still Tasks

  • Take pictures either in studio or on location.
  • Work with clients or workplace teams to create photographic images.
  • Use creative knowledge to compose photographs.
  • Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
  • Operate various types of photographic and computer equipment to create photographic images.

Photographer, Still Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Photographer, Still

Pay by Experience for a Photographer, Still has a positive trend. An entry-level Photographer, Still with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Photographer, Still with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Photographer, Still which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 8 salaries. A Photographer, Still with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Photographer, Still

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Photographer, Still Salaries

Late-Career
▲62%

Experienced
▲35%

Mid-Career
▲27%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect Photographer, Still Salaries

Product Photography
▲4%

National Average
$36,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 48%