Photographer, Editor Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$56,000
$31,000
$56,000
$100,000
Photographers, Editor in the United States make an average salary of $56,742 per year or $27.28 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $100,000. If you like following the crowd, Media and Manufacturing companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out Technology, Manufacturing, and Media companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Delaware, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Alaska provide the highest Photographer, Editor salaries.
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Map of Photographer, Editor Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Photographers, Editor earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Photographer, Editor Salary By Location

While a Photographer, Editor can average a salary of $56,742 per year, or $27.28 per hour, there are many opportunities for Photographers, Editor to make more. For example, in Washington, DC you might make $72,619 per year. Other high-paying locations include New York, NY, San Francisco, CA and Bowling Green, KY. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to Washington, DC where the average starting salary is $28,000. The highest paying states for Photographers, Editor include Delaware, Maryland and Connecticut. Meanwhile, Alabama, New Mexico, and Illinois offer the lowest salaries.

Average Photographer, Editor Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Nexstar Media Group and Shaw Industries as they offer the highest salaries for Photographers, Editor.

The largest raises come from changing jobs.

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Average Photographer, Editor Pay By Industry

Photographer, Editor salaries can vary on many factors, including what industry a job is in. In fact, jobs with Technology, Manufacturing, and Media companies tend to be the highest paying. Furthermore, a Photographer, Editor can make a yearly salary of $66,123 while working for Technology companies. All the while, other Photographers, Editor are making $52,401 at Manufacturing companies and $51,537 at Media companies. One industry Photographers, Editor may want to avoid is the Retail industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $46,218.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$66,123
$66k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$52,401
$52k
Media
Media
$51,537
$52k
Retail
Retail
$46,218
$46k

Photographer, Editor Salary History

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Recently Added Photographer, Editor Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
Research Associate-Digital Imaging Specialist
Research Associate-Digital Imaging Specialist
04/03/2020
04/03/2020
$104,350
$104,350
04/03/2020
National Archives and Records Administration
National Archives and Records Administration
Photographer, Editor
Photographer, Editor
Photographer, Editor
10/21/2019
10/21/2019
$52,053
$52,053
10/21/2019
Photographer, Editor
Photographer, Editor
06/09/2019
06/09/2019
$45,288
$45,288
06/09/2019
Photographer, Editor
Photographer, Editor
06/06/2019
06/06/2019
$44,203
$44,203
06/06/2019
Becca, Inc.
Becca, Inc.
Designer & Photographer, Social Media
Designer & Photographer, Social Media
Designer & Photographer, Social Media
03/06/2019
03/06/2019
$70,125
$70,125
03/06/2019
Digital Evolution Inc.
Digital Evolution Inc.
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
09/10/2015
09/10/2015
$108,524
$108,524
09/10/2015
Platt Photo Ltd.
Platt Photo Ltd.
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
03/13/2013
03/13/2013
$48,147
$48,147
03/13/2013
Viewbythesea.com LLP
Viewbythesea.com LLP
Photographer, Editor, Sales
Photographer, Editor, Sales
Photographer, Editor, Sales
01/18/2013
01/18/2013
$16,174
$16,174
01/18/2013
Digital Evolution Inc.
Digital Evolution Inc.
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
11/08/2012
11/08/2012
$104,350
$104,350
11/08/2012
Digital Evolution Inc.
Digital Evolution Inc.
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
Digital Imaging Specialist
01/18/2012
01/18/2012
$104,350
$104,350
01/18/2012