A Photographer earns an average salary of £20,011 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.

£12,760 - £34,948
(Median)
£13K
£20K
£35K
MEDIAN: £20,010
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50%
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£6.44 - £57.50
(Median)
£6
£10
£58
MEDIAN: £10
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£15K£30K£45K
Salary
£12,760 - £34,948  
   
Bonus
£103.04 - £4,013  
Profit Sharing
£249.50  
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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£13,131 - £43,808  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£20£40£60
Hourly Rate
£6.44 - £57.50  
   
Overtime
£8.56 - £30.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£103.04 - £4,013  
   
Commission
£2,000  
Profit Sharing
£249.50  
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).
)
£13,131 - £43,808  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 44
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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: £20,180

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Photographer Advice

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

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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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 53%

Late-Career
up arrow 49%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
₤20,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 34%

National Average
₤20,000

Product Photography
up arrow 2%

Photography
up arrow 5%


Portrait Photography
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 18%
dental benefits
None: 70%
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