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Photographer Still Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,215 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,132

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Photographer Still is $60,215 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Photographer Still is between $43,983 and $73,693. 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

Description:
  • Photographs persons, animals, scenery, or commercial products in a studio or at a requested site, using still, video, or digital cameras, color or black and white film, and a variety of photographic accessories.
  • Picks and assembles equipment according to subject materials, anticipated conditions, and knowledge of function and limitations of various types of cameras, lenses, filters, films, and accessories.
  • Sees people, animals, required subjects, or setting and plans composition, camera position, and camera angle to produce desired effect.
  • Arranges subject materials, poses subjects, or maneuvers into position to take candid photographs.
  • Requires artistic talent, as well as technical knowledge of digital equipment, high-quality printers, and editing software.
Photographer Still Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Photographers

Job family population: 49,320

Estimated population of Photographer Still jobs: 4,860

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,806
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

About Chicago, Illinois

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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...

Photographer Still Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Technical Director/Video Production Specialist
Apr 26
Schaumburg, United States
AVI-SPL, Inc.
Minimum 5-10 years' experience with video production, photography, video editing, color correction ... Demonstrated experience with Post-production, digital video editing, still and motion graphics ...
Digital Marketing Manager
May 3
Chicago, IL, USA
Paladin
Paladin has placed multiple people here throughout the years who still remain, and have been ... Help oversee website photography, graphics, and infographics alongside the Corporate Marketing team.
010097 - Corporate E-Commerce
Apr 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Berlin Packaging
Photography knowledge (DSLR) and lighting * Illustration skills Working Environment: * Design ... If you're still not sold, take a look at this video by our CEO and Chairman, Andrew Berlin, talking ...
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