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Still Photographer Salary

How much does a Still Photographer make in New York, United States?
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Salary Data for Still Photographer

$60,121 (USD)/yr

$29 (USD)/hr

$1,130 (USD)/yr

$59,404 (USD)/yr

$29 (USD)/hr

$1,130 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Photographs persons, animals, scenery, or commercial products in a studio or at a requested site, using still, video, or digital cameras, color or black and white film, and a variety of photographic accessories. Picks and assembles equipment according to subject materials, anticipated conditions, and knowledge of function and limitations of various types of cameras, lenses, filters, films, and accessories. Sees people, animals, required subjects, or setting and plans composition, camera position, and camera angle to produce desired effect. Arranges subject materials, poses subjects, or maneuvers into position to take candid photographs. Requires artistic talent, as well as technical knowledge of digital equipment, high-quality printers, and editing software.
The average still photographer salary in New York, United States is $60,121 or an equivalent hourly rate of $29. This is 7% higher (+$4,154) than the average still photographer salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,130. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$43,914 (USD)

$73,578 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$69,696 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Still Photographer will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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