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Photography Average Salaries in Bangladesh 2020

How much money does a person working in Photography make in Bangladesh?

Average Monthly Salary
47,400 BDT
( 569,000 BDT yearly)


A person working in Photography in Bangladesh typically earns around 47,400 BDT per month. Salaries range from 34,700 BDT (lowest) to 61,600 BDT (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries differ drasticly between different Photography jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Assistant Photographer36,500 BDT
Mini-Lab Operator42,400 BDT
Photo Research Manager60,000 BDT
Photo Retoucher36,200 BDT
Photographer47,000 BDT
Photography Production Supervisor59,000 BDT
Studio Manager63,500 BDT

Photography Jobs Salary Distribution in Bangladesh

Median and salary distribution monthly Bangladesh Photography

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    The Photography salaries in Bangladesh range between 34,700 BDT per month (minimum salary) to 61,600 BDT per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 49,300 BDT per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Photography are earning less than 49,300 BDT while the other half are earning more than 49,300 BDT. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Photography are earning less than 37,800 BDT while 75% of them are earning more than 37,800 BDT. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Photography are earning less than 59,900 BDT while 25% are earning more than 59,900 BDT.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Photography Salary Forecast and Trend in Bangladesh

How do Photography salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Bangladesh Photography
Average Salary 2016
41,000 BDT
Average Salary 2017+4%
42,500 BDT
Average Salary 2018+4%
44,100 BDT
Average Salary 2019+4%
45,700 BDT
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Photography salaries in Bangladesh are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 4% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Photography Hourly Average Wage in Bangladesh

270 BDT per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Bangladesh for Photography is 270 BDT. This means that the average person in Bangladesh earns approximatly 270 BDT for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Photography VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Photography and Photography monthly BangladeshWe compared Bangladesh salaries for Photography and All Jobs and we found that Photography salaries are 18% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Barisal47,300 BDT
Bogra49,700 BDT
Chandpur43,500 BDT
Chittagong52,100 BDT
Coxs Bazar45,500 BDT
Dhaka53,000 BDT
Jamalpur44,600 BDT
Jessore46,600 BDT
Khulna50,500 BDT
Rajshahi51,500 BDT
St. Martin42,600 BDT
Sylhet48,700 BDT
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