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Still Photographer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$60,281 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,133

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Still Photographer is $60,281 a year and $29 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Still Photographer is between $44,032 and $73,775. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Still Photographer. 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.
Still Photographer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Photographers

Job family population: 49,320

Estimated population of Still Photographer jobs: 4,860

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,883
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Cost of Living Score:

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...

Still Photographer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

CDL Delivery Truck Driver
Jun 12
Naperville, IL, USA
ABC Supply
... still be home every night. In this role, you will ensure the safety of each delivery from the ... Documenting every step of each delivery by taking and uploading photos with our camera phone system
CDL Delivery Truck Driver
Jun 7
Wauconda, IL, USA
ABC Supply
... still be home every night. In this role, you will ensure the safety of each delivery from the ... Documenting every step of each delivery by taking and uploading photos with our camera phone system
CDL Delivery Truck Driver
May 23
Addison, IL, USA
ABC Supply
... still be home every night. In this role, you will ensure the safety of each delivery from the ... Documenting every step of each delivery by taking and uploading photos with our camera phone system
Class A CDL Delivery Truck Driver
May 29
Elgin, IL, USA
ABC Supply
... still be home every night. In this role, you will ensure the safety of each delivery from the ... Documenting every step of each delivery by taking and uploading photos with our camera phone system
CDL Delivery Truck Driver
Jun 7
Crystal Lake, IL, USA
ABC Supply
... still be home every night. In this role, you will ensure the safety of each delivery from the ... Documenting every step of each delivery by taking and uploading photos with our camera phone system
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