$53,464
Avg. Salary
$18.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in San Diego, California is $18.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in San Diego, California is $53,464 per year.

10%
$10.14
10%
$18.00
50%
$49.32
90%
90%
MEDIAN $18.00
10%
$46k
10%
$53k
50%
$59k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $53,464
$45,781 - $58,958
$53K
MEDIAN: $53,464
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$10.14 - $49.32
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$0$91K
Salary $53,464
Profit Sharing $800
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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$25,060 - $91,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $10.14 - $49.32
Hourly Tips $5.00
Overtime $27.00
Annual Data $0$91K
Profit Sharing $800
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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$25,060 - $91,200
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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 San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
▼31%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Adobe Photoshop
▲23%

Product Photography
▲11%

National Average
$46,000

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 30%