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Director Photography Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$76,155 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Director Photography is $76,155 a year and $37 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Director Photography is between $54,774 and $93,898. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates motion picture filming.
  • Confers with Director regarding interpretation of scene and desired effects.
  • Views set or location and reviews drawings and other information relating to natural or artificial conditions to determine filming and lighting requirements.
Director Photography Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture

Job family population: 20,860

Estimated population of Director Photography jobs: 3,096

Rate of error: 3.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Director Photography Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Marketing Director
May 27
Seattle, WA, USA
Burgess Design Inc.
The Marketing Director will work directly with the firm's President, executive leadership, and ... Take the lead in the coordination of photography of completed projects. Support those with ...
Creative Director
Jun 12
SEATTLE, United States
On set art direct on figure photography shoots. Exhibit leadership and ownership in regard to your shoot preparation and production. Identify opportunities for omni-channel amplification in the ...
Assistant Brand Manager Trainee
May 21
Tacoma, WA, USA
What We Need This new full-time, permanent role will report to the Director of Marketing. The ... photography, bilingual, sports, cashier, clerk, distribution, sales management, shipping, waiter ...
Content Designer
Jun 7
Tacoma, WA, USA
WorkForce Central
Communications Director Pay: $36.42/hour Job description: The Content Designer is a hybrid graphic ... Since this is a communications role, a familiarity with taking and editing photos and videos is a ...
Senior Designer
Jun 10
Seattle, WA, USA
SagaCity Media
... director with department design, stock photo research, sourcing images, and other tasks. • Designing magazine pages and assigning, producing, or sourcing photography and illustrations. • ...
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