$37,281
Avg. Salary
$16.28
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in Houston, Texas is $16.28 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in Houston, Texas is $37,281 per year.

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$9.61
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$16.28
50%
$44.38
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MEDIAN $16.28
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$20k
10%
$37k
50%
$61k
90%
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MEDIAN $37,281
$19,797 - $60,608
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MEDIAN: $37,281
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Salary $19,797 - $60,608
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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$20,102 - $71,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 21
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $9.61 - $44.38
Overtime $16.00
Annual Data $0$71K
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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$20,102 - $71,250
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 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 Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

National Average
$37,000

Product Photography
▼5%

Adobe Photoshop
▼6%

Editing
▼6%

Graphic Design
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
44%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 54%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 46%