The average salary for a Photographer in United Kingdom is £21,129.
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Job Description for Photographer
Photographers use their creative and technical capabilities to capture photos of people, places, and things. Photographers generally spend a great deal of time coming up with ways to market their skills to the public, and they are often hired to take photos at memorable events such as weddings, birthdays, and graduations. They usually have in-depth knowledge of photo editing software which may or may not be used to enhance pictures. It is also common for photographers to offer photo album design…Read more
- Take pictures either in studio or on location.
- Work with clients or workplace teams to create photographic images.
- Use creative knowledge to compose photographs.
- Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
- Operate various types of photographic and computer equipment to create photographic images.
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Popular Skills for Photographer
Skills in Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing, Editing, Product Photography and Adobe Photoshop.
Pay by Experience Level for Photographer
An entry-level Photographer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £19,000 based on 15 salaries. An early career Photographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,853 based on 202 salaries. A mid-career Photographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,191 based on 125 salaries. An experienced Photographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,297 based on 58 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Photographer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 16.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brighton, England: East Sussex (14.8% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (7.0% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.1% less).
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