PHOTOGRAPHER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$31,000
$17,000
Min 10%
$31,000
Median 50%
$57,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The Dallas Morning News
Highest Paying City
Bismarck, ND
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.0 years
How much does a photographer make?
Photographers in America make, on average, $31,413 a year or $15.1 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $17,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $57,000. Retail companies and Media companies have the most job opportunities for Photographers. States with the highest Photographer salaries include Alaska, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and Minnesota. The typical employment in the position spans 2.0 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs

Average Photographer Salary By Company

If you are a Photographer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Photographers are Retail companies and Media companies. The Dallas Morning News and Morinda are the best paying companies for Photographers. Companies like WebMD and Oklahoma City Public Schools also pay high salaries to their Photographers.

Average Photographer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Photographer in the United States is $31,413 per year or $15.1 per hour. The top city when it comes to Photographer salaries is Bismarck, ND at $36,786 per year. The Bismarck, ND average entry-level salary for Photographers is $16,000. Some of the states with the best Photographer salaries are Alaska, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, Minnesota, Montana, and Idaho. Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, West Virginia, and North Carolina are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Bismarck, ND
$36,786
2
Sacramento, CA
$35,176
3
Minneapolis, MN
$35,155
4
Denver, CO
$33,603
5
Seattle, WA
$33,590

RECENTLY ADDED Photographer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Magic Memories
Photographer
10/31/2019
$22,957
Magic Memories
Photographer
New Orleans, LA
10/31/2019
$20,870
Magic Memories
Photographer
10/31/2019
$20,348
Pro-Motionpix
Photographer
San Jose, CA
10/31/2019
$37,566
Sharpshooter Imaging
Photographer
10/30/2019
$21,914
Teddy Bear Portraits
Photographer
Raleigh, NC
10/30/2019
$32,609
Sharpshooter Imaging
Photographer
Tampa, FL
10/30/2019
$19,827
Robert Half
Photographer
10/29/2019
$57,831
Teddy Bear Portraits
Photographer
Detroit, MI
10/28/2019
$32,609
Teddy Bear Portraits
Photographer
New York, NY
10/26/2019
$27,131
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