Photographer Salaries

Updated 20 May 2022
US$46,922 /yr
Average Base Pay

286 salaries

US$24K

Low

US$91K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The estimated salary for a Photographer is US$46,922 per year in the United States area. This number represents 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 "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 US$46,922. Salaries can range from US$24,184 - US$91,036. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Photographer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average US$46,922.

What is the salary trajectory for a Photographer?
US$46,922 /yr
Photographer
US$82,282 /yr
Senior Photographer
US$41,957 /yr
Lead Photographer
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Associate/Photographer

US$30,151

per year

Newborn Photographer

US$44,193

per year

Photography Assistant

US$35,970

per year

Product Photographer

US$44,193

per year

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Lifetouch
3.3

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$5 - US$26

US$5

US$26

US$5 - US$26 Range

Lifetouch
3.3

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$20

US$9

US$20

US$9 - US$20 Range

Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.0

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Photographer

US$26,427

 /yr
Range: US$24K - US$59K

US$24K

US$59K

US$24,352 - US$59,012 Range

Lifetouch
3.3

Lifetouch

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$18

US$10

US$18

US$10 - US$18 Range

JCP Portraits
3.2

JCP Portraits

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$16

US$9

US$16

US$9 - US$16 Range

Bella Baby Photography
3.4

Bella Baby Photography

Photographer

US$41,978

 /yr
Range: US$20K - US$53K

US$20K

US$53K

US$19,991 - US$52,980 Range

Classic Photographers
4.6

Classic Photographers

Photographer - Hourly

US$56

 /hr
Range: US$42 - US$56

US$42

US$56

US$42 - US$56 Range

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Everything But The House
2.1

Everything But The House

Photographer - Hourly

US$15

 /hr
Range: US$12 - US$21

US$12

US$21

US$12 - US$21 Range

Bella Baby Photography
3.4

Bella Baby Photography

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$4 - US$27

US$4

US$27

US$4 - US$27 Range

Portrait  Innovations
1.8

Portrait Innovations

Photographer - Hourly

US$14

 /hr
Range: US$12 - US$20

US$12

US$20

US$12 - US$20 Range

SelfEmployed.com

Photographer

US$51,346

 /yr
Range: US$31K - US$385K

US$31K

US$385K

US$30,551 - US$384,615 Range

CADY
3.7

CADY

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$14

US$10

US$14

US$10 - US$14 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Photographer

US$56,465

 /yr
Range: US$11K - US$220K

US$11K

US$220K

US$10,636 - US$220,234 Range

Inter-State Studio & Publishing
3.2

Inter-State Studio & Publishing

Photographer - Hourly

US$13

 /hr
Range: US$12 - US$16

US$12

US$16

US$12 - US$16 Range

Mom365
3.5

Mom365

Photographer - Hourly

US$12

 /hr
Range: US$9 - US$20

US$9

US$20

US$9 - US$20 Range

Self Opportunity
4.3

Self Opportunity

Photographer

US$64,623

 /yr
Range: US$27K - US$394K

US$27K

US$394K

US$26,589 - US$393,995 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.9

Nexstar Media Group

Photographer

US$28,630

 /yr
Range: US$26K - US$71K

US$26K

US$71K

US$26,106 - US$71,500 Range

Walt Disney Company
4.0

Walt Disney Company

Photographer - Hourly

US$16

 /hr
Range: US$11 - US$27

US$11

US$27

US$11 - US$27 Range

4.4

SelfEmployed.com

Photographer - Hourly

US$22

 /hr
Range: US$10 - US$209

US$10

US$209

US$10 - US$209 Range

The RealReal
2.8

The RealReal

Photographer - Hourly

US$20

 /hr
Range: US$15 - US$31

US$15

US$31

US$15 - US$31 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.