$39,996
Avg. Salary
$17.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in Detroit, Michigan is $17.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in Detroit, Michigan is $39,996 per year.

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$10.07
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$29.80
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MEDIAN $39,996
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MEDIAN: $39,996
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$0$48K
Salary $39,996
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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$22,567 - $48,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $10.07 - $29.80
Overtime $25.00
Annual Data $0$48K
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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$22,567 - $48,656
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Photographer

Photographers use their creative and technical capabilities to capture photos of people, places, and things. Photographers generally spend a great deal of time coming up with ways to market their skills to the public, and they are often hired to take photos at memorable events such as weddings, birthdays, and graduations. They usually have in-depth knowledge of photo editing software which may or may not be used to enhance pictures. It is also common for photographers to offer photo album designs to serve as covers for customers' memorable photographs.

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Photographer 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.

About Detroit, Michigan

Wayne County, Michigan
677,124
Male:
319,265 (47.2%)
Female:
357,859 (52.8%)
Detroit (/dᵻˈtrɔɪt/) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan, the fourth-largest city in the Midwest and the largest city on the United States–Canada border. It is the seat of Wayne County, the most populous county in the state. The municipality of Detroit had a 2015 estimated population of 677,116, making it the 21st-most populous city in the United States. The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home to 4.3 million people and lies at the heart of the Great Lakes Megalopolis area, with around 60 million people. Roughly one-half of Michigan's population lives in Metro Detroit alone. The Detroit–Windsor area, a commercial link straddling the Canada–U.S. border, has a total population of about 5.7 million. Detroit is a major port on the Detroit River, a strait that connects the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. The Detroit Metropolitan Airport is among the most important hubs...
Detroit:
$25,980
Michigan:
$51,084
$747
Detroit:
$42,600
Michigan:
$137,500
10.9%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Product Photography
▲2%

National Average
$40,000

Adobe Photoshop
▼10%

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 63%