How much does a Photographer make?

Updated 7 Oct 2021
US$47K /yr
Average Base Pay

286 salaries

US$24K

Low

US$47K

Average

US$91K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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

Seniority Levels

L2
PhotographerUS$47K /yr
L3
Senior PhotographerUS$82K /yr
L4
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Associate/Photographer

US$30,151

per year

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US$44,193

per year

Photography Assistant

US$35,970

per year

Product Photographer

US$44,193

per year

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Lifetouch
3.2

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$6 - US$26
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US$6

US$26

US$6 - US$26 Range

Lifetouch
3.2

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$19

US$9

US$19

US$9 - US$19 Range

Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.2

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Photographer

US$25,159

 /yr
Range: US$23K - US$57K

US$23K

US$57K

US$23,317 - US$56,502 Range

Lifetouch
3.2

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$17

US$9

US$17

US$9 - US$17 Range

Classic Photographers
4.5

Classic Photographers

Photographer - Hourly

US$53

 /hr
Range: US$40 - US$53

US$40

US$53

US$40 - US$53 Range

Everything But The House
2.1

Everything But The House

Photographer - Hourly

US$14

 /hr
Range: US$11 - US$20

US$11

US$20

US$11 - US$20 Range

Bella Baby Photography
3.8

Bella Baby Photography

Photographer

US$40,575

 /yr
Range: US$22K - US$50K

US$22K

US$50K

US$22,331 - US$49,746 Range

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Portrait  Innovations
2.4

Portrait Innovations

Photographer - Hourly

US$14

 /hr
Range: US$11 - US$19

US$11

US$19

US$11 - US$19 Range

JCP Portraits
3.2

JCP Portraits

Photographer - Hourly

US$11

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$14

US$9

US$14

US$9 - US$14 Range

Bella Baby Photography
3.8

Bella Baby Photography

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$4 - US$26

US$4

US$26

US$4 - US$26 Range

Inter-State Studio & Publishing
3.4

Inter-State Studio & Publishing

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$11 - US$15

US$11

US$15

US$11 - US$15 Range

Mom365
3.2

Mom365

Photographer - Hourly

US$11

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$21

US$9

US$21

US$9 - US$21 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.8

Nexstar Media Group

Photographer

US$26,971

 /yr
Range: US$25K - US$68K

US$25K

US$68K

US$24,996 - US$68,459 Range

PlanOmatic
3.5

PlanOmatic

Photographer

US$46,788

 /yr
Range: US$43K - US$55K

US$43K

US$55K

US$42,535 - US$55,295 Range

Picture People
3

Picture People

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$8 - US$25

US$8

US$25

US$8 - US$25 Range

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
3.5

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$16

US$9

US$16

US$9 - US$16 Range

CADY
4.1

CADY

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$13

US$10

US$13

US$10 - US$13 Range

Tribune Media
3.6

Tribune Media

Photographer

US$30,838

 /yr
Range: US$29K - US$44K

US$29K

US$44K

US$28,942 - US$44,297 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Photographer

US$64,155

 /yr
Range: US$16K - US$105K

US$16K

US$105K

US$16,027 - US$105,217 Range

The RealReal
2.9

The RealReal

Photographer - Hourly

US$19

 /hr
Range: US$15 - US$25

US$15

US$25

US$15 - US$25 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Photographer salaries

The national average salary for a Photographer is US$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 US$91,036 per year.

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