Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Portrait Photographer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$46,598 / yrTotal Pay
$43,889 / yrBase Pay
$2,708 / yrAdditional Pay

$46,598

 / yr
$30K$72K
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The estimated total pay for a Portrait Photographer is $46,598 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $43,889 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 $2,708 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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Top Paying Industries

For a Portrait Photographer in United States

The top 2 paying industries for a Portrait Photographer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $59,810 and Media & Communication with a median total pay of $45,776.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$59,810

    11% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$45,776

    16% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

The top paying company in Information Technology for Portrait Photographer is Shutterfly.

ShutterflyShutterfly$59,810/yr

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Preschool Photographer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$19

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Photographer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$15

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Photo Editor

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$15

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Photographer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Real Estate Photographer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Photo Editor

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$28

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Real Estate Photographer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Photographer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$18

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Photographer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$1,000

/mo

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Portrait Photographer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Portrait Photographer is $43,889 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Portrait Photographer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 32 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Portrait Photographer employees.

The highest salary for a Portrait Photographer in United States is $67,269 per year.

The lowest salary for a Portrait Photographer in United States is $28,635 per year.

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