NUJ Rate for the Job: recent rates for
Online/digital media / Editing+Production

Uploaded: 15 September 2017

These rates have been reported by members of the National Union of Journalists and others, and printed in the Freelance, newsletter of London Freelance Branch. Read the disclaimer and see the key to exactly what the entries mean.

Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Basic fee Extras
GR
XXXX
Corporate social media consultancy per hour 2017 GBP 150
Trade news service reporting, news, some features per hour 2017 GBP 16
HE (higher education?) website content generation, per hour 2015 GBP 25
Unnamed website content generation, per hour 2015 GBP 30
Pub and B&B website per day for website design all rights in edited / created webcontent 2015 GBP 197
Government per day (doing what?) _HMG 2015 GBP 250 GR
Individual client writing/editing per hour 2014 GBP 32
Specialist music website writing day 2014 GBP 180
Tourism website editing day 2014 GBP 165 0
University per day - same rate paid for content strategy and actual editing (implementing) as part of consultancy package. 2014 GBP 250 0
Specialist music website writing day 2014 GBP 180
University per day - same rate paid for content strategy and actual editing (implementing) as part of consultancy package. 2014 GBP 250 0
Tourism website editing day 2014 GBP 165 0
Individual client writing/editing per hour 2014 GBP 32
Individual client writing/editing per hour 2014 GBP 32
Specialist music website writing day 2014 GBP 180
English Heritage website web editing, 5200 words _HMG 2013 GBP 800
unnamed research company website web, copywriting plus editing, research, per day 2013 GBP 500 O
Infrastructure Journal (TopRight Group) reporting day 2013 GBP 106.50
European Oncology Nursing Society (EONS) web content writing per hour 2013 EUR 28 O
UK-based non-profit organisation online day 2013 GBP 175
BBC editing day, 10 hours includes casual holiday pay (works out as £17 per shift) _BBC 2013 GBP 157 GR

The above are recent rates as of 15 September 2017.

 
Key to the rates, by column:
1 Publication / Programme, any details of work and licence
2 Owner at the time the rate was reported, where knownGroup
3 The year in which the rate was reportedYear
4 Currency: either GBP or EURcurrency
5 Amount paid for basic licence - e.g. first use in print: Basic fee
6 Paid for extra licences - web use, database resale... (no data pre Jun 2000) ...Extras
7 "Going Rate" according to experienced NUJ members - do try to better it: ......GR
or Minimum rate set out in NUJ House Agreement (more will be made soon): ......HA
8 Underpaid, in the fallible opinion of the Freelance editor:GBP500X
or Just sometimes we're pleasantly surprised:EUR1500300O

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