$48,165
Avg. Salary
$24.72
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in Seattle, Washington is $24.72 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in Seattle, Washington is $48,165 per year.

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$13.70
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$24.72
50%
$63.83
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MEDIAN $24.72
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$30k
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$48k
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$88k
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MEDIAN $48,165
$30,201 - $88,484
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$88K
MEDIAN: $48,165
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$0$125K
Salary $30,201 - $88,484
Bonus $512
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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$29,927 - $125,154
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $13.70 - $63.83
Annual Data $0$125K
Bonus $512
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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$29,927 - $125,154
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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 Seattle, Washington

King County, Washington
684,443
Male:
345,659 (50.5%)
Female:
338,784 (49.5%)
Seattle (/siˈætəl/) is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States and the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 684,451 residents as of 2015, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. As of 2015, it is estimated to be the 18th largest city in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the Top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. The Seattle metropolitan area is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States with over 3.7 million inhabitants. The city is situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound (an inlet of the Pacific Ocean) and Lake Washington, about 100 miles (160 km) south of the Canada–United States border. A major gateway for trade with Asia, Seattle is the...
Seattle:
$80,349
Washington:
$64,129
$1,356
Seattle:
$530,900
Washington:
$284,000
3.5%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

▲4%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼16%

▼17%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

National Average
$49,000

Graphic Design
▼1%

Video Editing
▼2%

Editing
▼3%



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 49%