Photographer Salary (United Kingdom)

A Photographer earns an average salary of £18,640 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Photographer Salary (?
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£12,284 - £29,482
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MEDIAN: £18,639
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Photographer Salary (?
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£6.26 - £73.97
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£12,284 - £29,482  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,957  
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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£12,503 - £45,612  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£26£52£78
Hourly Rate
£6.26 - £73.97  
   
Overtime
£3.93 - £76.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£60K£120K£180K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,957  
   
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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£12,503 - £45,612  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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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

London
up arrow 17%
Birmingham
up arrow 14%
National Average
₤20,000
Nottingham
up arrow 17%
Manchester
up arrow 25%
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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

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 31%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
₤20,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries

National Average
₤20,000
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 10% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 84%
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