$44,000
Avg. Salary
$17.50
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in New Orleans, Louisiana is $17.50 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in New Orleans, Louisiana is $44,000 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 New Orleans, Louisiana

Orleans Parish, Louisiana
389,617
Male:
185,736 (47.7%)
Female:
203,881 (52.3%)
New Orleans (/njuː ˈɔːrlᵻnz, -ˈɔːrli.ənz, -ɔːrˈliːnz/, or /ˈnɔːrlᵻnz/; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃]) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana. The population of the city was 343,829 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The New Orleans metropolitan area (New Orleans–Metairie–Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area) had a population of 1,167,764 in 2010 and was the 46th largest in the United States. The New Orleans–Metairie–Bogalusa Combined Statistical Area, a larger trading area, had a 2010 population of 1,452,502. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715 to 1723, as it was established by French colonists and strongly influenced by their European culture. It is well known for its distinct French and Spanish Creole architecture, as well as its cross-cultural and multilingual heritage. New Orleans is also famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as...
New Orleans:
$39,077
Louisiana:
$45,727
$947
New Orleans:
$216,800
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.4%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
60%
20 years or more
20%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
60%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

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