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How much does a Photo Editor make?

Updated Jul 25, 2021

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Experience

$43,656 /yr
Average Base Pay

13 salaries

$28K

Low

$44K

Average

$68K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Photo Editor is $43,656 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Photo Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Photo Editor employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Photographer$46,201 /yr
L3
Senior Photographer$83,168 /yr
L4
Lead Photographer$48,085 /yr
Career Path

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Related Job Titles

Assistant Photo Editor

$35,652

per year

Freelance Photo Editor

$54,684

per year

Photo Retoucher

$49,445

per year

Senior Photo Editor

$83,168

per year

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New York Times
4.1

New York Times

Photo Editor

$107,003

 /yr
Range: $91K - $122K
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$91K

$122K

$90,843 - $122,224 Range

Zulily
3

Zulily

Photo Editor

$38,508

 /yr
Range: $32K - $82K

$32K

$82K

$31,643 - $81,868 Range

Yahoo
4.1

Yahoo

Photo Editor - Hourly Contractor

$40

 /hr
Range: $25 - $69

$25

$69

$25 - $69 Range

Time Inc.
3.1

Time Inc.

Photo Editor

$74,120

 /yr
Range: $48K - $86K

$48K

$86K

$48,364 - $86,447 Range

Condé Nast
3.3

Condé Nast

Photo Editor

$84,543

 /yr
Range: $61K - $109K

$61K

$109K

$60,664 - $109,499 Range

Bauer Media Group USA
2.6

Bauer Media Group USA

Photo Editor

$55,857

 /yr
Range: $24K - $77K

$24K

$77K

$23,732 - $76,932 Range

Evolve
3.3

Evolve

Photo Editor

$31,638

 /yr
Range: $29K - $39K

$29K

$39K

$29,058 - $39,166 Range

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Hearst
3.7

Hearst

Photo Editor

$65,172

 /yr
Range: $59K - $81K

$59K

$81K

$58,944 - $80,821 Range

Meredith Corporation
3.5

Meredith Corporation

Photo Editor

$78,254

 /yr
Range: $65K - $87K

$65K

$87K

$64,847 - $86,687 Range

Getty Images
4.2

Getty Images

Photo Editor

$63,849

 /yr
Range: $49K - $92K

$49K

$92K

$49,463 - $92,331 Range

Twenty20
3.7

Twenty20

Photo Editor

$27,938

 /yr
Range: $23K - $50K

$23K

$50K

$22,933 - $49,737 Range

Overstock.com
3.6

Overstock.com

Photo Editor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $15 - $17

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Wall Street Journal
3.7

Wall Street Journal

Photo Editor

$81,558

 /yr
Range: $61K - $88K

$61K

$88K

$61,113 - $87,719 Range

REVOLVE
3.1

REVOLVE

Photo Editor - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $9 - $20

$9

$20

$9 - $20 Range

Touch Of Modern
3.1

Touch Of Modern

Photo Editor

$48,253

 /yr
Range: $44K - $53K

$44K

$53K

$43,552 - $52,558 Range

Hollywood Life
1.6

Hollywood Life

Photo Editor

$44,609

 /yr
Range: $41K - $66K

$41K

$66K

$40,968 - $65,606 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Photo Editor

$92,132

 /yr
Range: $76K - $105K

$76K

$105K

$76,265 - $104,929 Range

Associated Press
3.7

Associated Press

Photo Editor

$78,576

 /yr
Range: $77K - $80K

$77K

$80K

$77,000 - $80,087 Range

American Media
2

American Media

Photo Editor

$47,893

 /yr
Range: $39K - $55K

$39K

$55K

$39,127 - $55,354 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Photo Editor

$72,755

 /yr
Range: $65K - $88K

$65K

$88K

$65,333 - $87,558 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Photo Editor salaries

The national average salary for a Photo Editor is $43,656 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Photo Editor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 13 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Photo Editor employees.

The highest salary for a Photo Editor in United States is $67,859 per year.

The lowest salary for a Photo Editor in United States is $28,086 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$40,000
per year
A Photo Retoucher in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$11
hourly
A Photographer in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $11 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Seasonal
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$13
hourly
A Photographer in the Lafayette, IN Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Lafayette, IN Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100
hourly
A Photographer in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $100 per hour
Job Highlights
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$15
hourly
A Newborn Photographer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$18
hourly
A Photo Editor in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$1,500
monthly
A Photographer in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $1,500 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
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