$40,000
Avg. Salary
$13.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Photographer in Richmond, Virginia is $13.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Photographer in Richmond, Virginia is $40,000 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 Richmond, Virginia

Richmond city, Virginia
220,289
Male:
104,793 (47.6%)
Female:
115,496 (52.4%)
Richmond (/ˈrɪtʃmənd/ RICH-mənd) is the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the United States. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. While it was incorporated in 1742, Richmond has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the population was 204,214; in 2015, the population was estimated to be 220,289, the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is located at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles (106 km) east of Charlottesville, and 98 miles (158 km) south of Washington, D.C. Surrounded by Henrico and Chesterfield counties, the city is located at the intersections of Interstate 95 and Interstate 64, and encircled by Interstate 295 and Virginia State Route 288. Major suburbs include Midlothian to the southwest,...
Richmond:
$39,906
Virginia:
$66,262
$927
Richmond:
$199,900
Virginia:
$257,800
5.6%

Photographer Job Listings

Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
88%
5-9 years
13%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
88%
5-9 years
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 75%