Photojournalist salary in the United States

Average salary
$44,500/yr
Based on 695 income tax records
$21,500
$97,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
 
$32K
 
$41K
 
$51K
 
$56K
 
$55K
$21,500
$97,000
How much do Photojournalists make?
The average total salary for a Photojournalist is $44,500 per year. This is based on data from 695 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Photojournalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Photojournalist salary can vary between $21,500 to $97,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Photojournalist salary by company

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Photojournalist demographics in United States

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61% are single
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39% are married
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28% have kids
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44% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Photojournalists in United States

695 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a photojournalist in the United States is $44,500 per year. Photojournalist salaries in the United States can vary between $21,500 to $97,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 695 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as photojournalist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for photojournalists in the United States: New York Metro Area, NY ($86,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($86,000 a year), and Washington Metro Area, DC ($79,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.