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Photograph Retoucher Salary

$39,110 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$559

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Photograph Retoucher is $39,110 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Photograph Retoucher is between $29,522 and $47,068. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Photograph Retoucher. 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:
  • Retouches photographic negatives and prints to accentuate desirable features of subject, using pencils or watercolors and brushes: examines negative to determine which features should be accented or minimized.
  • Paints negative with retouching medium so that retouching pencil will mark surface of negative.
  • Shades negative with pencil to smooth facial contours, conceal stray hairs, wrinkles, or blemishes, and soften harsh highlights.
  • Brushes watercolors on print to accentuate lights and shadows and produce clear and attractive features.
Photograph Retoucher Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators

Job family population: 16,680

Estimated population of Photograph Retoucher jobs: 1,394

Rate of error: 4.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$45,339
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...

Photograph Retoucher Job Listings for United States

Videographer, Photographer, Editor
Oct 31
Manhattan, NY, USA
SkillSoniq
Retouches and composites photography as needed to provide the highest quality digital images. Defines and recommends photo and video resources and organizes and maintains digital photos including ...
Color Specialist
Nov 14
us
American Signature Inc.
The Color Specialist collaborates with the Photography team to produce retouched silhouette photography in support of our eCommerce, Print and Web advertising. Additionally, the Color Specialist will ...
Marketing/Creative Operations Coordinator
Nov 20
Manhattan, New York, USA
iScientia LLC
Support the Beauty calendar Maintenance of creative timelines and milestones Building of product page photography retouching schedules Generate seasonal asset request list for all platforms ie ...
Marketing Operations Coordinator
Nov 15
New York, NY, USA
Russell Tobin & Associates
Building of product page photography retouching schedules * Generate seasonal asset request list for all platforms ie: digital landing pages, PDP, email, social, windows & signage for Beauty * Attend ...
Marketing Coordinator
Nov 15
Manhattan, United States
Horizontal Integration
Building of product page photography retouching schedules * Generate seasonal asset request list for all platforms ie: digital landing pages, PDP, email, social, windows & signage for Beauty * Attend ...

The average pay for a Photograph Retoucher is $39,110 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Photograph Retoucher is between $29,522 and $47,068. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Photograph Retoucher. 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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