A Photographer earns an average salary of £20,199 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.

£12,885 - £34,633
£13K
£20K
£35K
MEDIAN: £20,198
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£6.40 - £63.02
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£63
MEDIAN: £10
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£15K£30K£45K
Salary
£12,885 - £34,633  
   
Bonus
£244.68 - £12,080  
Commission
£2,000  
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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£13,243 - £43,040  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 162
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£22£44£66
Hourly Rate
£6.40 - £63.02  
   
Overtime
£8.56 - £30.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£244.68 - £12,080  
   
Commission
£2,000  
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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£13,243 - £43,040  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Pay by Experience Level for Photographer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £20,383

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Photographer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Photographer in Southampton:
"Everyday is a schoolday"
Whislt you may have many years experience, you can never stop learning

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
35 %
Male
65 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 47%

Experienced
up arrow 46%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
₤20,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 32%

National Average
₤20,000



Portrait Photography
up arrow 17%

Photography
up arrow 29%

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 71%
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