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, freelance producers and writers.

 

These Rates of Pay are negotiated as part of the various ITC Ethical Manager agreements, however, members who do not yet issue these contracts are encouraged to use these rates as a bottom line wherever possible. Guidance on using rates of pay outside this contractual context can be found in the Rate of Pay Guidance help sheet.

We’re proud to announce that after a productive consultation with members through the Autumn and a constructive and collaborative negotiation with Equity in December, Equity members have voted to accept ITC and Equity’s recommendations for improvements on the minimum terms of the ITC/Equity Agreements.

If you are an ITC member and would like more information on the new 2023/24 minimum rates and agreed transition period please call or email us. 

2021/22 | 2022/23*
2023/24
Minimum Weekly Salary
£494.00
£545.00
Minimum Daily Rate: 3 days or less, 4-6 days paid at the weekly salary
£100.00
£120.00
Commuting Costs Threshold: Where relocation is not being paid travel costs over this are repaid
£25.20
£30.24
Commuting Costs Ceiling: Maximum payable per week, above the threshold
In London £129.00 | Outside London £104.80
In London £154.00 | Outside London £125.76
It is recommended that the Manager provide accommodation; where the Company Member finds their own accommodation pay the allowances below.
Relocation: This is the maximum weekly allowance/reimbursement for those living 25+ miles from home, when working at company base for up to first 16 weeks of the engagement
In London £129.00| Outside London £104.80
N/A
Daily Accommodation Allowance: where Company Member arranges hotel/B&B
£40.90
In London £53.59 | Outside of London £49.08
Daily Accommodation Allowance: where Company Member stays with friends etc. (not own home)
£12.90
£25.00
Daily Meal Allowance: where breakfast is provided
£18.20
£21.84
Daily Meal Allowance: where breakfast is not provided
£25.80
£30.96
Weekly Touring Allowance: Payable where working full weeks at one venue to cover accommodation and meals
£311.20
N/A
Weekly Living Away Allowance: To apply to all weeks where the artist has a home address more than 25 miles away from the place/s of work, whether rehearsal or performance venue/s and they choose to relocate
In London £447.68 | Outside of London £410
2021/22 | 2022/23*
2023-24
Design fee
£2,704.70
£2983.93
Making: Weekly fee for building set and other duties
£529.90
£584.61
2021/22 | 2022/23*
2023-24
Preparatory Fee: Full length play
£1,614.30
£1780.96
Preparatory Fee: Short play
£1,117.00
£1232.32
Rehearsals: Weekly payment
£494.00
£545.00
Artistic/ Resident Directors: Weekly pay for all duties
£599.90
£661.83
2021/22 | 2022/23*
2023-24
Preparation & up to 2 weeks’ rehearsal: Minimum Fee
£1,994.40
£2200.30
More than 2 weeks’ rehearsal: Weekly Fee
£494.00
£545.00
More than 2 weeks’ rehearsal: Daily Rate
£160.50
£177.07
Session Rate (max. 3 hours)
£103.20
£113.85
2021/22 | 2022/23*
2023-24
Session rate
£92.80
£102.38
2021/22 | 2022/23*
Full length play
£9,176.00
Play under 70 minutes in length
£6,110.00
Play under 30 minutes in length
£3,056.00
Minimum royalty (Clause I 7.2)
£62.10
Royalty threshold (Clause 11 A.3)
£61,807.00
Meal Allowance (Clause II A.4c)
£17.75
Management Participation Threshold (Clause II A.5)
£35,296.00
Additional day rate (Clause II B.2vii)
£66.65
Pre/post show discussions (Clause II B.2xi)
£66.65
Option purchase (Clause II.C.4b)
Exclusive rights after 1st year: £882.00
Non-exclusive after 2nd year: £177.00
2021/22 | 2022/23*
Minimum Daily Rate
£150.00
Minimum Daily Rate to be used for funding applications
£250.00
2021/22 | 2022/23*
Minimum Weekly Salary
£494.00

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.

See the rates in two dropdown sections below.

News Access refers to News Bulletins. News Items In News Magazines, and includes regional news programmes

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
£30.33
£31.50
£24.40
* P.A.C.T. These are the Independent Programme makers: their members make various Arts magazines, reviews and ‘listings’ programmes, as well as some (regional) news programmes.
Transmission Time
BBC TV
ITV
PACT*
BBC Radio
Up to 3 minutes
£51.30
£45.77
£46.50
£38.90
Between 3 and 5 minutes
£78.10
£69.78
£71.50
£85.50
Between 5 and 10 minutes
£603.00
N/A
£237.50
N/A
Max call time (incl travel time)
3 hours
3 hours
6 hours w/ 1 hour break
* P.A.C.T. These are the Independent Programme makers: their members make various Arts magazines, reviews and ‘listings’ programmes, as well as some (regional) news programmes.

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