PHOTOGRAPHER SALARY IN UNITED STATES

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Average gross salary for Photographer GROSS SALARY
US$ 56,300
Average net salary for Photographer NET SALARY
US$ 38,900
The most typical salary for Photographer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 30,000
  Updated: 21 Jun 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 30%
  Salary entries: 10

Photographer Earnings in United States

Average salary for Photographer in United States is US$ 56,300.

Average take home earning is US$ 38,900 (Net).

The most typical salary is US$ 30,000 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
10 % US$ 130,000
20 % US$ 112,000
40 % US$ 62,500
60 % US$ 50,000
80 % US$ 30,000
90 % US$ 20,000
100 % US$ 16,000
City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
Los Angeles US$ 33,333 03
New York City US$ 121,000 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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

  SALARY BY GENDER   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 60,600 05
Women US$ 66,666 03
N/A US$ 30,000 02

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Masters Degree US$ 40,000 02
Bachelors Degree US$ 77,400 05
Some College US$ 18,000 02
High School US$ 60,000 01

Photographer workers holding Bachelors Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Bachelors Degree, they grosses US$ 77,400. While Photographer workers with Some College education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 18,000. This is 330.0% lower of what Bachelors Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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

Photographer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 8-12 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 130,000 compared to US$ 16,000 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 8-12 Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 712.50%.


  SALARY BY AGE   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
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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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 45,000 02
Contract US$ 64,000 03
Self Employed US$ 56,200 05
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  SALARY BY CITY   PHOTOGRAPHER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. New York City Photographer in New York City US$ 121,000 02
2. Los Angeles Photographer in Los Angeles US$ 33,333 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    PHOTOGRAPHER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. United States United States US$ 56,300 US$ 56,300 10

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(4/4)  FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 21 Jun 2019

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


(3/4)  INTERNET SALES PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 08 Mar 2019

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


(2/4)  PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2018

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


(1/4)  PORTRAIT ARTIST


 Posted: 12 Dec 2017

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


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