Saw an ad saying the average salary in the UK is £33,157. Shan’t link, might be a scam. The Mirror says differently:
Britain’s £26,500 average salary
Teacher’s have traditionally been on the average wage or just below – this is how they stack up now:
All figures for teachers outside London for 2015/16:
27,927 Middling on main scale
32,831 Top of main scale
36,523 Upper band, middle
38,598 Lowest leadership salary
107,210 Top leadership salary
This excludes independent schools.
Retail Store Assistant Salary. The average wage for a Retail Store Assistant is £6.60 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
It puts it at £11,022 – £17,533 p.a.
In early April 2005 there was considerable debate in the UK media about whether ‘average’ incomes had gone up or down. The Institute for Fiscal Studies produced a report in which they stated that the mean ‘real household income’ fell by 0.2% over 2003/04 against the previous year. This sounds very authoritative, but it is worth pausing to consider if the mean is really the most appropriate measure.
The government does its best to obfuscate on this, this is the latest I could find:
… but it looks somewhere around £25,000 to me.
So, where does this leave all those managers on £120,000 plus? What do they do, in terms of week to week work, four times or more more than a higher teacher or double a Project Manager? and the top educator in the land – is he more or less skilful than an NHS manager on £240,000?