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Photographer salary in Dallas, TX

How much does a Photographer make in Dallas, TX?

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The average salary for a photographer is $21.93 per hour in Dallas, TX. 59 salaries reported, updated at September 12, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in Dallas, TX

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Photographers in Dallas, TX

  1. Yours Truly Media
    17 reviews5 salaries reported
    $51.13per hour
  2. $51.07per hour
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Highest paying cities for Photographers near Dallas, TX

  1. Dallas, TX
    $21.93 per hour
    59 salaries reported
  2. Austin, TX
    $21.82 per hour
    31 salaries reported
  3. Houston, TX
    $21.50 per hour
    102 salaries reported
  1. Plano, TX
    $21.40 per hour
    19 salaries reported
  2. Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
    $21.25 per hour
    7 salaries reported
  3. Fort Worth, TX
    $20.70 per hour
    32 salaries reported
  1. San Antonio, TX
    $20.46 per hour
    45 salaries reported
  2. Arlington, TX
    $19.37 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Corpus Christi, TX
    $19.12 per hour
    25 salaries reported
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Where can a Photographer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Photographers

Most recommended skill

Adobe Lightroom(earn +26.70% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 400.05% since 2018. Photographers with this skill earn +26.70% more than the average base salary, which is $21.93 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012329increase by 329
20131229increase by 273.56%
20142405increase by 95.69%
20151560decrease by 35.14%
20162284increase by 46.41%
20172587increase by 13.27%
20183679increase by 42.21%
201918397increase by 400.05%

Top companies hiring Photographers with the recommended skill

The Pros Weddings
CoStar Group
Bella Baby Photography
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
114 jobs243
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Most common benefits for Photographers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 685 ratings

41% of Photographers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Dallas, TX?

Freelance Photographer

5 job openings

Average $35.07 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for a Photographer

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