[NUJ.LFB] NUJ Rate for the Job:
Photography / mags

Rates archived as at 2018-05-20

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. They are sorted by publisher/publication, then by date (most recent first). TIP: Use the "Find in page" command under your browser's "Edit" or "Search" menu to be sure of finding all occurrences of a publication/publisher. AND do note the year in which the rate was reported! See also the Freelance Fees Guide, which gives general recommendations. And read the disclaimer and the key to exactly what the entries mean.

^ Photography / mags

Photography whose primary use was in a magazine.

* These are archived rates. The current rates are here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / mags * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
Amateur Photographer page _IPC 1992 GBP 150
European 0.25 page B+W _BarcB 1993 GBP 65
Faster EXE pic 1995 GBP 25 X
Faster EXE (Computers) job 1995 GBP 25 XXX
GMB direct day _TU 1993 GBP 125
GP (General Practitioner) half-day _HM 1992 GBP 80
GP (General Practitioner) half-day+exes _HM 1994 GBP 80
Hello! colour page _Hola 1992 GBP 150 XXX
Mountain Biker colour on contents page _IPC 1992 GBP 120
Mountain Biker B+W on inside page _IPC 1992 GBP 53
Mountain Biker colour on inside page _IPC 1992 GBP 85
Mountain Biker B+W on contents page _IPC 1992 GBP 80
Mountain Biker colour cover _IPC 1992 GBP 100
Nursing Times day _EMAP 1997 GBP 200
Nursing Times day _EMAP 1996 GBP 180
Nursing Times half-day _EMAP 1996 GBP 90
Post Update day 1996 GBP 200
Post Update 2 hours 1996 GBP 80
Punch half day 1998 GBP 100
TAB half-day 1992 GBP 100
The Face quarter page _EMAP 2000 GBP 60
The Face quarter page _EMAP 1999 GBP 60
The Face page _EMAP 1999 GBP 120
The Face page (commissioned, but use fee only for the non-famous) _EMAP 2000 GBP 120
Times Higher Education Supplement half-day _NI 1992 GBP 75
Inside Communications half-day _TMG 1992 GBP 85
MacMillan 0.25 page _EMAP 1992 GBP 45
MacMillan page _EMAP 1992 GBP 120
~various sports mags page 1994 GBP 60
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 EUR or (US) USDcurrency
5 Amount paid (total of basic licence and extra licences for web use, database resale...) Amount
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:GBP50X
or Just sometimes we're pleasantly surprised:EUR1500O

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Recently reported rates all from the past few months