Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Photographer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$62,336 / yrTotal Pay
$41,036 / yrBase Pay
$21,300 / yrAdditional Pay

$62,336

 / yr
$31K$146K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Photographer is $62,336 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $41,036 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 $21,300 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. The typical Photographer salary is $41,036. Salaries can range from $31,202 - $146,092. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Photographer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $62,336.

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What are some related job titles for Photographer?

Some related job titles are Associate/Photographer Salaries with median pay of $63,592, Newborn Photographer Salaries with median pay of $51,843, Photography Assistant Salaries with median pay of $52,311, Product Photographer Salaries with median pay of $71,372.

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Lifetouch
3.3

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $5 - $26

$5

$26

$5 - $26 Range

Lifetouch
3.3

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $9 - $20

$9

$20

$9 - $20 Range

Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.1

$26,427

 /yr
Range: $24K - $59K

$24K

$59K

$24,352 - $59,012 Range

Lifetouch
3.3

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $10 - $18

$10

$18

$10 - $18 Range

JCP Portraits
3.2

JCP Portraits

Photographer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $16

$9

$16

$9 - $16 Range

Bella Baby Photography
3.4

$41,978

 /yr
Range: $20K - $53K

$20K

$53K

$19,991 - $52,980 Range

Classic Photographers
4.6

Classic Photographers

Photographer - Hourly

$56

 /hr
Range: $42 - $56

$42

$56

$42 - $56 Range

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Everything But The House
2.1

Everything But The House

Photographer - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $21

$12

$21

$12 - $21 Range

Bella Baby Photography
3.4

Bella Baby Photography

Photographer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $4 - $27

$4

$27

$4 - $27 Range

Portrait  Innovations
1.8

Portrait Innovations

Photographer - Hourly

$14

 /hr
Range: $12 - $20

$12

$20

$12 - $20 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Photographer

$51,346

 /yr
Range: $31K - $385K

$31K

$385K

$30,551 - $384,615 Range

CADY
3.7

CADY

Photographer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $10 - $14

$10

$14

$10 - $14 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Photographer

$56,465

 /yr
Range: $11K - $220K

$11K

$220K

$10,636 - $220,234 Range

Inter-State Studio & Publishing
3.2

Inter-State Studio & Publishing

Photographer - Hourly

$13

 /hr
Range: $12 - $16

$12

$16

$12 - $16 Range

Mom365
3.5

Mom365

Photographer - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $20

$9

$20

$9 - $20 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Photographer

$64,623

 /yr
Range: $27K - $394K

$27K

$394K

$26,589 - $393,995 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.9

$28,630

 /yr
Range: $26K - $71K

$26K

$71K

$26,106 - $71,500 Range

Walt Disney Company
4.0

Walt Disney Company

Photographer - Hourly

$11

$27

$11 - $27 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Photographer - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $10 - $209

$10

$209

$10 - $209 Range

The RealReal
2.8

The RealReal

Photographer - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $15 - $31

$15

$31

$15 - $31 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Photographer salaries

The national average salary for a Photographer is $46,922 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Photographer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 286 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Photographer employees.

The highest salary for a Photographer in United States is $91,036 per year.

The lowest salary for a Photographer in United States is $24,184 per year.

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