Photographer (United States)

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info SALARY PROFILES
10
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 56,300
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 38,900
  UPDATED: 21 Jun 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 30%

What is average salary for Photographer in United States?

Based on our survey (10 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Photographer in United States is US$ 56,300. Average NET salary is US$ 38,900. The most frequent GROSS salary is US$ 62,500. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 20+ Years.

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
Los Angeles US$ 33,333 03
New York City US$ 121,000 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Photographer in United States

Below is the list of 10 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(10/10) FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "assignments for corporations, ads and publications"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(9/10) INTERNET SALES PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 1-2 years: "taking photos of cars"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 16,000

(8/10) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "taking pictures"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 112,000

(7/10) PORTRAIT ARTIST


 Posted: 12 Dec 2017

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "Wedding, event and portrait photography."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 20,000

(6/10) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 17 Jan 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "I am a freelance photographer. I specialize in wedding photography."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

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(5/10) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 01 Dec 2015

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "photographing for newspapers in every community all over the world"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

(4/10) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 14 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 130,000

(3/10) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 09 Feb 2012

      

High School education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

(2/10) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 22 Oct 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(1/10) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 07 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
135K US$ 130,000
01
115K US$ 112,000
01
65K US$ 62,500
02
55K US$ 50,000
02
35K US$ 30,000
02
25K US$ 20,000
01
15K US$ 16,000
01

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 60,600 05
Female US$ 66,666 03
N/A US$ 30,000 02

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Masters Degree US$ 40,000 02
Bachelors Degree US$ 77,400 05
Some College US$ 18,000 02
High School US$ 60,000 01

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 62,500 02
16-20 Years US$ 81,000 02
8-12 Years US$ 130,000 01
4-8 Years US$ 25,000 02
2-4 Years US$ 50,000 01
1-2 Years US$ 16,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 30,000 01

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  SURVEY BY AGES   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
57-62 US$ 65,000 01
51-56 US$ 60,000 01
45-50 US$ 50,000 01
39-44 US$ 121,000 02
27-32 US$ 20,000 01
22-26 US$ 50,000 01
16-21 US$ 16,000 01
N/A US$ 30,000 02

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  SURVEY BY WORK   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 45,000 02
Contract US$ 64,000 03
Self Employed US$ 56,200 05

  SURVEY BY CITIES   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. New York City Photographer US$ 121,000 02
2. Los Angeles Photographer US$ 33,333 03

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    PHOTOGRAPHER

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. United States United States US$ 56,300 US$ 56,300 10

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