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Earnings for photo editors vary depending on where they work and their level of responsibility. reports that in January 2016, photo editors earned a median annual salary of $47,819, with a range from $29,447 to $81,296. If the editor is employed by a corporation, stock photo agency, or other business, he or she typically will receive health insurance, vacation time, and other benefits. Self-employed editors have to provide their own health and life insurance, but they can make their own schedules.

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