How much does a Wedding Photographer make in the United States? The average Wedding Photographer salary in the United States is $49,361 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $39,454 and $56,103. 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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What is a Wedding Photographer ?

Wedding photography is the photography of activities relating to weddings. It encompasses photographs of the couple before marriage (for announcements, portrait displays, or thank you cards) as well as coverage of the wedding and reception (sometimes referred to as the wedding breakfast in non-US countries). It is a major branch of commercial photography, supporting many specialists....

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Wedding Photographer in the United States. The base salary for Wedding Photographer ranges from $39,454 to $56,103 with the average base salary of $49,361. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $39,985 to $57,384 with the average total cash compensation of $49,733.

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