Average Photographer Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for a Photographer in United Kingdom is £21,172.
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£15k - £31k
£247 - £11k
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£51 - £2k
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£15k - £49k

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Job Description for Photographer

Photographer Tasks
  • 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 Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing, Editing and Product Photography.

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 £19,151 based on 15 salaries. An early career Photographer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £19,955 based on 202 salaries. A mid-career Photographer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £22,028 based on 122 salaries. An experienced Photographer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,434 based on 59 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £30,000.
Employees with Photographer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bristol, England: Bristol (8.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Brighton, England: East Sussex (15.0% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (7.2% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.3% less).

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