Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Freelance Photographer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$43,288 / yrTotal Pay
$41,014 / yrBase Pay
$2,274 / yrAdditional Pay

$43,288

 / yr
$29K$65K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Freelance Photographer is $43,288 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $41,014 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $2,274 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Field Research Photographer Salaries with median pay of $52,791, Photography Salaries with median pay of $61,628, Staff Photographer Salaries with median pay of $53,970, Commercial Photographer Salaries with median pay of $80,832.

Top Paying Companies

For a Freelance Photographer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Freelance Photographer in United States. Employers include SelfEmployed.com, Self Employed Chicago and Self Opportunity.

1
SelfEmployed.com
$48,972/yr
3
Self Opportunity
$46,201/yr
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Freelancer
4.2
Freelance PhotographerSee 35 salaries from all locations

$43,560

 / yr

$48,972

 / yr

$46,201

 / yr

$23

 / hr

$41,464

 / yr

$44,819

 / yr
Obeo
3.6
Freelance PhotographerSee 4 salaries from all locations

$81,890

 / yr

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4.2
Freelance PhotographerSee 4 salaries from all locations

$21

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4.3
Freelance PhotographerSee 4 salaries from all locations

$44,867

 / yr

$28

 / hr
Myself
4.5
Freelance PhotographerSee 3 salaries from all locations

$42,574

 / yr
Rentech
4.4
Freelance PhotographerSee 2 salaries from all locations

$54,936

 / yr

$52,120

 / yr

$69,032

 / yr

$42,033

 / yr

$47,362

 / yr

$51,748

 / yr

$101,453

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$49,183

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$56,616

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Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Freelance Photographer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$35

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Freelance Photographer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$17

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Freelance Photo Editor

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$40

/hr

Submitted3 days ago

15+ years
3 days ago

Freelance Photographer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Freelance Photographer is $41,014 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Photographer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 368 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Photographer employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Photographer in United States is $60,509 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Photographer in United States is $27,800 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Freelance Photographer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Freelance Photographer.

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