$38,442
Avg. Salary
$25.49
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in Buffalo, New York is $25.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in Buffalo, New York is $38,442 per year.

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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 Buffalo, New York

Erie County, New York
258,066
Male:
124,537 (48.3%)
Female:
133,529 (51.7%)
Buffalo (/ˈbʌfəloʊ/) is a city in western New York state and the county seat of Erie County, on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River. As of 2014, Buffalo is New York state's 2nd-most populous city after New York City, with 258,703 residents. The metropolitan area has a population of 1.13 million. Buffalo grew significantly in the 19th and 20th centuries as a result of the Erie Canal, railroads and Lake Erie, providing an abundance of fresh water and an ample trade route to the midwestern United States, while grooming its economy for the grain, steel and automobile industries during the 20th century. After an economic downturn in the latter half of the 20th century, Buffalo's economy has transitioned to sectors that include financial services, technology, biomedical engineering and education. Residents of Buffalo are called "Buffalonians". The city's nicknames include "The Queen City", "The Nickel City",...
Buffalo:
$32,509
New York:
$60,850
$711
Buffalo:
$75,800
New York:
$293,500
4.3%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Years of Experience

1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 25%
no benefits
None: 50%