$49,013
Avg. Salary
$24.79
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in New York, New York is $24.79 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in New York, New York is $49,013 per year.

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$10.12
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$24.79
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$149.50
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MEDIAN $24.79
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$30k
10%
$49k
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$97k
90%
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MEDIAN $49,013
$29,692 - $97,278
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$49K
$97K
MEDIAN: $49,013
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$0$121K
Salary $29,692 - $97,278
Bonus $0.30 - $9,696
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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$26,953 - $121,997
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 143
Hourly Data $0$149
Hourly Rate $10.12 - $149
Hourly Tips $0.15
Overtime $7.79 - $81.70
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $0.30 - $9,696
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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$26,953 - $121,997
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 65

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 York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

Photographer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Photographer

Pay by Experience for a Photographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Photographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Photographer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Photographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 19 salaries. A Photographer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

▲31%

National Average
$49,000

▼5%

▼10%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

National Average
$49,000

▼9%



▼18%

Social Media Marketing
▼19%

Sales
▼19%

Graphic Design
▼35%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 47%