The average wage for a photojournalist in the United States is around $17.17 per hour.
This is 24% below the national average. Updated in 2018.
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.
Photojournalist earnings by seniority
Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.
How do photojournalist salaries compare to similar careers?
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)