Average Photographer Salary in United Kingdom

£21,129
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,002
Bonus
£500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Photographer in United Kingdom is £21,129.
10%
£15k
MEDIAN
£21k
90%
£33k
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Salary
£15k - £33k
Bonus
£254 - £11k
Profit Sharing
£51 - £2k
Total Pay
£15k - £50k

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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 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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 432 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.5%
Early Career
46.8%
Mid Career
28.9%
Experienced
13.4%
Late Career
7.4%

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