A Photographer earns an average salary of £20,379 per year. A skill in Adobe InDesign is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

£13,091 - £34,740
£13K
£20K
£35K
MEDIAN: £20,390
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50%
90%

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£7.14 - £60.82
£7
£15
£61
MEDIAN: £14.58
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£13,091 - £34,740  
   
Bonus
£391.49 - £12,080  
Commission
£3,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,928 - £49,276  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 164
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£21£42£63
Hourly Rate
£7.14 - £60.82  
   
Overtime
£8.56 - £30.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£391.49 - £12,080  
   
Commission
£3,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£13,928 - £49,276  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Pay by Experience Level for Photographer

Pay by Experience for a Photographer has a positive trend. An entry-level Photographer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $20,000 based on 129 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Photographer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $22,000 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Photographer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 30 salaries. A Photographer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £20,873

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Photographer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Photographer?

Photographer in London:
"low pay, difficult to get work, highly stressfull and intens"
Pros: You get to be creative, no day is ever the same
Cons: Spend 99% of your time looking for work

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Key Stats for Photographer

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
68 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

▲44%

▲42%

▲7%

National Average
₤21,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Adobe InDesign
▲29%

National Average
₤21,000



Portrait Photography
▼19%

Photography
▼31%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 73%
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