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Photographer- Entertainment and Recreation Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$41,368 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photographer- Entertainment and Recreation is $41,368 a year and $20 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Photographer- Entertainment and Recreation is between $31,184 and $49,785. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Photographer- Entertainment and Recreation. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Carries camera and photographic accessories to entertainment locations to take pictures of patrons for purchase by patrons.
  • Adjusts camera and photographs customers.
  • Takes film to digital processing facility or darkroom on premises for immediate processing by developer (photofinishing) or uses digital editing software and printer to make prints for patrons.
  • Returns to customers with finished photographs or proofs and writes orders for additional prints selected.
  • Receives payment for photographs.
  • May use camera which produces instant pictures.
Photographer- Entertainment and Recreation Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians

Job family population: 30,100

Estimated population of Photographer- Entertainment and Recreation jobs: 5,970

Rate of error: 3.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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