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Photographer Salary

A Photographer earns an average salary of £18,892 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£13,007 - £32,298
(Median)
£13K
£19K
£32K
MEDIAN: £18,891
10%
50%
90%

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£6.32 - £95.94
(Median)
£6
£11
£96
MEDIAN: £10
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Salary
£13,007 - £32,298  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,973  
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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£13,220 - £47,121  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£32£64£96
Hourly Rate
£6.32 - £95.94  
   
Overtime
£4.00 - £75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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£0£70K£140K£210K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,973  
   
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).
)
£13,220 - £47,121  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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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

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

Related Job Salaries

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Experience Affects Photographer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 48%

Late-Career
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
₤20,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Photographer Salaries


National Average
₤20,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 11% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 81%