Rates of Pay

ITC negotiates minimum rates of pay, on behalf of its members, with the appropriate unions for: administrative staff, choreographers, designers, directors, fight directors, performers, stage managers and writers.

Here is some our guidance on how to use these rates of pay.

ITC members can also access our sample contracts for each of the different roles.


ITC / Equity Performers & Stage Managers

2017/18

Minimum Weekly Salary

£458.00

Commuting Costs: Payable to those not receiving relocation at base where travel costs per week are above

£23.15

Commuting Costs: Maximum per week

£119.75 (London) £97.25 (Outside London)

Relocation Costs: This is maximum weekly allowance / reimbursement for those living 25+ miles from home, when working at company base

£119.75 (London) £97.25 (Outside London)

Recommended Allowances on tour: The Manager has the option to provide accommodation /meals, reimburse costs actually incurred or pay the allowances below

Accommodation: Daily where Company Members arranges hotel/ B&B

£37.90

Accommodation: Daily where Company Member stays with friends etc. (not own home)

£11.95

Meals: Daily where breakfast is provided

£16.90

Meals: Daily where breakfast is not provided

£23.95

Weekly Touring Allowance: Payable where working full weeks at one venue to cover accommodation and meals

£288.75

ITC / Equity Directors:

2107/18

Preparatory Fee: Full length play

£1,498.00

Preparatory Fee: Short play

£1,036.00

Rehearsals: Weekly payment

£458.00

Artistic/ Resident Directors: Weekly pay for all duties

£557.00

ITC / Equity Designers:

2017/18

Design fee

£2,509.00

Making: Weekly fee for building set and other duties

£491.50

ITC / Equity Choreographers:

2017/18

Preparation & up to 2 weeks' rehearsal: Minimum Fee

£1,850.50

More than 2 weeks' rehearsal: Weekly Fee

£458.00

More than 2 weeks' rehearsal: Daily Rate

£148.50

Session Rate (max. 3 hours)

£95.70

ITC / Equity Fight Directors:

2017/18

2018/19

Session rate

£86.00

£89.00

ITC /WGGB: Writers

2017/18

Full length play

£8,700.00

Play under 70 minutes in length

£5,793.00

Play under 30 minutes in length

£2,897.00

Minimum royalty (Clause I 7.2)

£58.90

Royalty threshold (Clause 11 A.3)

£58,600.00

Meal Allowance (Clause II A.4c)

£16.80

Management Participation Threshold (Clause II A.5)

£33,465.00

Additional day rate (Clause II B.2vii)

£63.20

Pre/post show discussions (Clause II B.2xi)

£63.20

Option purchase (Clause II.C.4b)

Exclusive rights after 1st year: £836.00

Non-exclusive after 2nd year: £168.00

ITC / Unite: Administrators

2017/18

Minimum Weekly Salary

£458.00

Recording by Broadcasting Companies

Equity has agreed minimum conditions with broadcasters for News/ Magazine programmes:

  • All Company Members involved in making the recording must have given prior consent (whether or not they are included in the broadcast extracts).
  • Payments are the responsibility of the programme company, and should be agreed before recording is allowed (minimum rates set out below).
  • Recordings must not be made in the presence of a paying audience.
  • These arrangements do not apply to video, DVD/CD etc recordings for commercial use. Such recordings should be negotiated via Equity.

News Access (News Bulletins. News Items in News Magazines) ^^

Transmission Time

BBC TV

ITV

PACT*

BBC RADIO

Up to 2 minutes

No payment

No payment

No payment

No payment

Over two minutes

£34.20

£27.79

£29.00

£24.40

^^ Includes regional news programmes

Magazines, Features & Documentary Programmes

Transmission Time

BBC TV

ITC

PACT*

BBC RADIO

Up to 3 minutes

£51.30

£43.00

£43.00

£38.90

Between 3 and 5 minutes

£78.10

£66.00

£66.00

£85.50

Up to 10 minutes

£603.00

N/A

£220.00

N/A

Max call time (incl travel time)

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours