How much does a Freelance Photographer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Freelance Photographer in the United States is $20 as of November 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $18 and $24. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Godaddy - Tempe , AZ
APPLY HERE ( to submit your interest to join our freelance network. Location... Our national network of photographers includes everyone from seasonal freelancers looking to fill holes in their ...
Appcast Agency - 7 days ago
Next Door Photos ("NDP") is a small business focused on delivering real estate photography, video, aerials, 3D modeling, floor plans, and much more. We are built on a culture of having fun and ...
What Digital US - 4 days ago
Sur La Table - Seattle , WA
Manage photo studio vendors, freelance photographers, videographers and stylists and recruit new talent as needed. · Photo edit and ensure that any post production color and retouching work is ...
LinkedIn - 32 days ago
SHEIN Distribution Corporation - Los Angeles , CA
Photographer Reports to : Studio Manager Job Location : City of Industry, CA - In-House About SHEIN SHEIN Distribution Corporation distributes SHEIN's products in the U.S. Founded in 2012, SHEIN is a ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
Photographer for Rental Properties Build your photography skills and portfolio in the ever-expanding rental market with PlanOmatic! Here is an opportunity to join our team and make money doing what ...
Appcast Agency - 49 days ago
MOM365, Inc - Weslaco , TX
PHOTOGRAPHER JOB DESCRIPTIONResponsibilitiesDevelop and foster an excellent customer service relationship with Mom, Families, and Mom365 Hospital Partners (including the hospital staff)Photograph ...
JobCase - 20 days ago

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Freelance Photographer in the United States. The average hourly rate for Freelance Photographer ranges from $18 to $24 with the average hourly pay of $20. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $18 to $24 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $21.

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