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How much does a Freelance Photo Editor make?

Updated Sep 2, 2021

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$54,828 /yr
Average Base Pay

12 salaries

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$36K

Low

$55K

Average

$83K

High

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The national average salary for Freelance Photo Editor is $54,828 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Freelance Photo Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Photo Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Freelance Photographer$53,180 /yr
L3
Senior Photographer$82,282 /yr
L4
Lead Photographer$41,957 /yr
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Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$10 -$10

 hourly
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$10

$10

$10 - $10 Range

Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$51 -$56

 hourly

$51

$56

$51 - $56 Range

New York Times
4.1

New York Times

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$40 -$44

 hourly

$40

$44

$40 - $44 Range

New York Times
4.1

New York Times

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$56 -$62

 hourly

$56

$62

$56 - $62 Range

NRDC
3.9

NRDC

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$51 -$56

 hourly

$51

$56

$51 - $56 Range

American Media
2

American Media

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$38 -$41

 hourly

$38

$41

$38 - $41 Range

New York Magazine
3.2

New York Magazine

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

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New York Magazine
3.2

New York Magazine

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$37 -$40

 hourly

$37

$40

$37 - $40 Range

SmarterTravel
4.3

SmarterTravel

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$36 -$39

 hourly

$36

$39

$36 - $39 Range

Bauer Media Group USA
2.6

Bauer Media Group USA

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$52 -$57

 hourly

$52

$57

$52 - $57 Range

Kern High School District
4.5

Kern High School District

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$13 -$14

 hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

IB Times
2.4

IB Times

Freelance Photo Editor - Monthly Contractor
About 

$8K -$8K

$8K

$8K

$7,660 - $8,289 Range

TV Guide
3.7

TV Guide

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly Contractor
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Womens Wear Daily

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$22 -$24

 hourly

$22

$24

$22 - $24 Range

Cline Trailer Repair

Freelance Photo Editor - Hourly
About 

$14 -$16

 hourly

$14

$16

$14 - $16 Range

Wall Street Journal
3.6

Wall Street Journal

Photo Editor (Freelance) - Hourly Contractor
About 

$46 -$50

 hourly

$46

$50

$46 - $50 Range

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The national average salary for a Freelance Photo Editor is $54,828 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Photo Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Photo Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Photo Editor in United States is $83,347 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Photo Editor in United States is $36,067 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent freelance photo editor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$12
hourly
A Freelance Photographer in the Boone, NC Area area reported making $12 per hour
Additional Pay
$36k tips/gratuities
Job Highlights
Boone, NC Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$5,000
monthly
A Freelance Photographer in the Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area reported making $5,000 per month
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX Area area
Self-Employed
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
A Freelance Photo Editor in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Freelance
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Freelance Photographer in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $28 per hour
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$90
hourly
A Freelance Photographer in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $90 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Contract
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
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