How much does a Photographer make in San Francisco, CA? The average Photographer salary in San Francisco, CA is $84,123 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $67,241 and $95,614. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $67,241 10% $51,871 90% $106,076 75% $95,614 $84,123 50%(Median)
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Photographer/Videographer

Sunvalleytek International Inc. - San Francisco, CA

On-Call Senior Photographer

Exploratorium - San Francisco, CA

Marketing Assistant

Hanson Bridgett LLP - San Francisco, CA

Photo Retoucher

Robert Half - San Francisco, CA

Job Description for Photographer

Photographer creates and prepares photographic images for display in a variety of published mediums. Produces stills, video, and digital images using various photographic equipment and techniques. Being a Photographer processes prints and negatives and/or edits video. Creates images used for web, advertising, publishing, and other media using required style standards and various software editing tools. Additionally, Photographer may require a bachelor's degree in art, photography or equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Photographer occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Photographer typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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About San Francisco, California    San Francisco is located on the West Coast of the United States at the north end of the San Francisco Peninsula and includes significant stretches of ....More

San Francisco, California  area prices were up 4.5% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in San Francisco, California

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