How much does a Freelance Photographer make in the United States? The average Freelance Photographer salary in the United States is $43,847 as of November 23, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $38,501 and $50,762. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Vector Media - Los Angeles , CA
This job is ideal for a photographer that wants the reliability and perks of 9 to 5, but still be ... Provide support to our freelance and contract-based LA photographers that cover additional media in ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 36 days ago
Town & Country Living - North Arlington , NJ
Description: Freelance Product Photographer Town & Country Living is a global leader in home décor, textiles, and design. Our expanded family includes Home Dynamix and Amalgamated Textiles ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 6 days ago
CoCreativ - Los Angeles , CA
Build out a network of freelance photographers that are trained up to Industrial Color and the client's standards, to help in times of high volume or coverage. * Help crop images to client specs as ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 34 days ago
Freelance, flexibility in scheduling your own assignments. * No sales-generation work. How to get ... photographs of properties NOTE: If you are using a Gmail account, please add to your ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 22 days ago
Manage a network of freelance photographers to properly cover XFL events and games; seasonal photo editor and other resources to support overall needs of League and its eight (8) teams. * Develop ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 20 days ago
Schedule and manage photo shoots as necessary with in-house and freelance photographers * Work within the OMC team's project management system to manage projects, gain approvals and archive creative ... - 29 days ago

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