Photojournalist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How do photojournalist salaries compare to similar careers?

Photojournalists earn 7% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than cinematographers but more than museum conservators.

Career Median Salary
Cinematographer salary $40K
Exhibit designer salary $54K
Camera operator salary $50K
Editor salary $53K
Model maker salary $53K
Photojournalist salary $36K
Art therapist salary $48K
Graphic designer salary $46K
Content manager salary $40K
Museum conservator salary $43K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)