$62,465
Avg. Salary
$20.17
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in San Francisco, California is $20.17 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in San Francisco, California is $62,465 per year.

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$13.81
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$20.17
50%
$152.05
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$30k
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$62k
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$100k
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MEDIAN $62,465
$30,201 - $100,086
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MEDIAN: $62,465
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$0$119K
Salary $30,201 - $100,086
Bonus $4,500
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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$32,149 - $119,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$152
Hourly Rate $13.81 - $152
Overtime $27.59
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $4,500
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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$32,149 - $119,743
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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 Francisco, California

San Francisco County, California
864,816
Male:
439,752 (50.8%)
Female:
425,064 (49.2%)
San Francisco (SF) (/sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California. San Francisco is about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in area. It is located on the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula. It is the smallest county in the state. It has a density of about 18,451 people per square mile (7,124 people per km2), making it the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City. San Francisco is the fourth-most populous city in California, after Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, and the 13th-most populous city in the United States—with a Census-estimated 2015 population of 864,816. The city and its surrounding areas are known as the San...
San Francisco:
$92,094
California:
$64,500
$1,659
San Francisco:
$941,400
California:
$449,100
3.6%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

National Average
$55,000

▼10%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Editing
▲20%

Adobe Photoshop
▲16%

Product Photography
▲16%

National Average
$55,000

Graphic Design
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 34%