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Picture Framer

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Picture framers frame paintings, prints, photographs, certificates, textiles and collages to protect them from dirt and damage. They also frame 3D items such as dried flower arrangements, medals, sports trophies and museum pieces.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

Pay rates vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for picture framers in the UK can vary greatly, but a trainee starts on around £15,000 a year. Experienced framers may expect to earn in the range of £18,000 to £22,000 a year. Specialist framers may earn up to £28,000 a year. Many picture framers run their own business. They charge a fee, which varies depending on the item framed. It is not always easy to make a good income.

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Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland

  Scotland
2020
1876
2.9 %
RISE
2025
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What Does it Take?

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Training

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry Board (ACRIB)
Website: http://www.acrib.org.uk

Creative and Cultural Skills
Tel: 020 7015 1800
E-mail: info@ccskills.org.uk
Website: http://www.ccskills.org.uk/
Website (2): https://ccskills.org.uk/careers
Twitter: @CCskills
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ccskills

Creative and Cultural Skills is the Sector Skills Council for advertising, crafts, cultural heritage, design, music, performing, literary and visual arts.

Discover Creative Careers Finder
Website: https://discovercreative.careers/#/
Twitter: @CreativeCareer5

Fine Art Trade Guild
Tel: 020 7381 6616
E-mail: info@fineart.co.uk
Website: http://www.fineart.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FineArtTradeGuild/

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Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display

Photography