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.

Career Median Salary
Exhibit designer salary $54K
Camera operator salary $50K
Editor salary $53K
Interior designer salary $52K
Model maker salary $53K
Photojournalist salary $36K
Graphic designer salary $46K
Content manager salary $40K
Museum conservator salary $43K
Sculptor salary $30K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)