The average wage for a photojournalist in the United States is around $17.17 per hour.
Photojournalists earn an average hourly wage of $17.17.
Salaries typically start from $13.08 per hour and go up to $36.86 per hour.
25% below national average Updated in 2018
Photojournalist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do photojournalist salaries compare to similar careers?
Photojournalists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than exhibit designers but more than sculptors.
|Exhibit designer salary||$54K|
|Camera operator salary||$50K|
|Interior designer salary||$52K|
|Model maker salary||$53K|
|Graphic designer salary||$46K|
|Content manager salary||$40K|
|Museum conservator salary||$43K|
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)