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Composer commissioning survey

Sound and Music have published the results of their 2015 survey of composer commissioning rates, carried out on this occasion jointly with the Australian Music Centre. Respondents were asked about the highest and lowest commission rates they earned in 2015 by scale of work. The average results in the UK are set out in the table below.

Scale of workDigital installationLess than five musicians5-20 musiciansOver 20 musicians
Highest average fee£784£1,601£1,915£2,258
Lowest average fee£157£562£1,010

To find out more go to Sound and Music's website.