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Colorist Photography Salary

$40,412 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$590

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Colorist Photography is $40,412 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Colorist Photography is between $30,382 and $48,718. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Colorist Photography. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Applies oil colors to portrait photographs to produce natural, lifelike appearance, according to specifications, using cotton swabs and brushes: dips cotton swab in photographic colors, and applies color onto face of portrait freehand.
  • Wipes excess color from portrait to produce specified shade, using cotton swab.
  • Applies color to shaded spots of face, cheeks, and lips, using cotton-tipped wooden stick, and rubs color to blend with color previously applied.
  • Applies color to eyes, using camel's hair spotting brush.
  • May color scenic or other photographs.
Colorist Photography Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Job family population: 16,680

Estimated population of Colorist Photography jobs: 1,519

Rate of error: 4.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,849
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

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The average pay for a Colorist Photography is $40,412 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Colorist Photography is between $30,382 and $48,718. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Colorist Photography. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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