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Photographer Salary

$14,000 - $21,999
11% of jobs
$26,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$22,000 - $29,999
33% of jobs
$30,000 - $37,999
22% of jobs
The average salary is $43,563 a year
$38,000 - $45,999
11% of jobs
$50,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$46,000 - $53,999
5% of jobs
$54,000 - $61,999
5% of jobs
$62,000 - $69,999
5% of jobs
$70,000 - $77,999
2% of jobs
$78,000 - $85,999
1% of jobs
$86,000 - $93,999
0% of jobs
$94,000 - $102,000
1% of jobs

National Average

$14,000 $43,563/year $102,000
Photographer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$43,563
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$44,134

As of Jan 12, 2020, the average annual pay for a Photographer in the United States is $43,563 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $102,000 and as low as $14,000, the majority of Photographer salaries currently range between $26,000 (25th percentile) to $50,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for a Photographer varies modestly (up to $24,000), which suggests there may be fewer opportunities for advancement based on skill level, but increased pay based on location and years of experience is still possible.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Photographer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as a Photographer in your area are making on average $44,134 per year or $571 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $43,563. Virginia ranks number 17 out of 50 states nationwide for Photographer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Photographer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Photographer Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $26,000 $43,563 $50,000
Monthly Salary $2,167 $3,630 $4,167
Weekly Salary $500 $838 $962
Hourly Salary $12 $21 $24

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