$48,433
Avg. Salary
$15.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in Indianapolis, Indiana is $15.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in Indianapolis, Indiana is $48,433 per year.

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$10.11
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$98.63
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$76k
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MEDIAN $48,433
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Salary $30,410 - $75,503
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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$28,606 - $75,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$98
Hourly Rate $10.11 - $98.63
Annual Data $0$75K
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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$28,606 - $75,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 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 Indianapolis, Indiana

Marion County, Indiana
848,423
Male:
410,615 (48.4%)
Female:
437,808 (51.6%)
Indianapolis (pronounced /ˌɪndiəˈnæpəlɪs/), is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United States. With an estimated population of 853,173 in 2015, Indianapolis is the second most populous city in the Midwest, after Chicago, and 14th largest in the U.S. The city is the economic and cultural center of the Indianapolis metropolitan area, home to 2 million people, the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S. Its combined statistical area ranks 26th, with 2.4 million inhabitants. Indianapolis covers 372 square miles (963.5 km²), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S. Founded in 1821 as a planned city for the new seat of the government of Indiana, Indianapolis was platted by Alexander Ralston and Elias Pym Fordham on a 1-square-mile (2.6 km2) grid adjacent to the White...
Indianapolis:
$41,278
Indiana:
$50,532
$807
Indianapolis:
$123,500
Indiana:
$131,000
5.6%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Late-Career
▲12%

▲2%

National Average
$44,000

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Editing
▲13%

Product Photography
▲10%

Adobe Photoshop
▲10%

National Average
$44,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 27%