How much does a Freelance Photographer make?

Updated Sep 14, 2021

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Experience

$53,180 /yr
Average Base Pay

11 salaries

$39K

Low

$53K

Average

$73K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Freelance Photographer is $53,180 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Freelance Photographer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 11 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Freelance Photographer 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 Photographer

$31,804

 /yr
Range: $12K - $79K
7 salaries
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$12K

$79K

$12,464 - $78,986 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Photographer - Hourly

$21

 /hr
Range: $5 - $40

$5

$40

$5 - $40 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Photographer - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $17 - $125

$17

$125

$17 - $125 Range

Obeo
3.6

Obeo

Freelance Photographer

$49,214

 /yr
Range: $48K - $51K

$48K

$51K

$47,884 - $50,544 Range

Shoootin
2.2

Shoootin

Freelance Photographer

$53,204

 /yr
Range: $53K - $64K

$53K

$64K

$53,204 - $63,845 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Photographer

$57,364

 /yr
Range: $50K - $106K

$50K

$106K

$50,482 - $106,013 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Freelance Photographer

$42,405

 /yr
Range: $32K - $47K

$32K

$47K

$31,922 - $47,391 Range

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Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Photographer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$135 -$211

 hourly

$135

$211

$135 - $211 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Photographer - Hourly
About 

$24 -$52

 hourly

$24

$52

$24 - $52 Range

Self
4.6

Self

Freelance Photographer - Monthly
About 

$2K -$4K

$2K

$4K

$2,014 - $3,661 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Freelance Photographer
About 

$37K -$58K

$37K

$58K

$37,321 - $57,887 Range

Halozyme
3.4

Halozyme

Freelance Photographer
About 

$45K -$76K

$45K

$76K

$45,500 - $76,080 Range

Halozyme
3.4

Halozyme

Freelance Photographer
About 

$57K -$885K

$57K

$885K

$57,394 - $884,595 Range

Oracle
3.7

Oracle

Freelance Photographer
About 

$51K -$55K

$51K

$55K

$51,430 - $54,901 Range

Google
4.5

Google

Freelance Photographer
About 

$54K -$58K

$54K

$58K

$53,923 - $58,204 Range

Nordstrom
3.7

Nordstrom

Freelance Photographer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$42 -$46

 hourly

$42

$46

$42 - $46 Range

Abercrombie & Fitch
3.7

Abercrombie & Fitch

Freelance Photographer - Hourly Contractor
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

HP Inc.
4.2

HP Inc.

Freelance Photographer - Hourly
About 

$31 -$34

 hourly

$31

$34

$31 - $34 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Freelance Photographer - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Banana Republic
3.5

Banana Republic

Freelance Photographer - Hourly
About 

$16 -$18

 hourly

$16

$18

$16 - $18 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Freelance Photographer salaries

The national average salary for a Freelance Photographer is $53,180 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Freelance Photographer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 11 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Freelance Photographer employees.

The highest salary for a Freelance Photographer in United States is $72,703 per year.

The lowest salary for a Freelance Photographer in United States is $38,899 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.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$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
$2,500
monthly
A Freelance Photographer in the Dayton, OH Area area reported making $2,500 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Dayton, OH Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$14
hourly
A Freelance Photo Editor in the Bakersfield, CA Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Bakersfield, CA Area area
Freelance
 
1001 to 5000 employees
School / School District
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