$51,324
Avg. Salary
$24.44
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,250

Bonus

$1,474

Profit Sharing

$2,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Photographer is $24.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer is $51,324 per year.

10%
$12.83
10%
$24.44
50%
$121.20
90%
90%
MEDIAN $24.44
10%
$31k
10%
$51k
50%
$92k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $51,324
$31,485 - $91,953
$31K
$51K
$92K
MEDIAN: $51,324
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$0$121K
Salary $31,485 - $91,953
Bonus $503 - $14,899
Profit Sharing $1,474
Commission $2,000
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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$29,446 - $121,162
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 182
Hourly Data $0$123
Hourly Rate $12.83 - $121
Hourly Tips $6.25
Overtime $8.14 - $123
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $503 - $14,899
Commission $2,000
Profit Sharing $1,474
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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$29,446 - $121,162
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 91

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.

Photographer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-9%

-25%

National Average: $51,535

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.
20 years or more
100%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Social Media Marketing
▲9%

Video Editing
▲8%

Editing
▲4%

National Average
$52,000

Product Photography
▼2%


Graphic Design
▼19%

Sales
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 39%
no benefits
None: 37%