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UK salary survey



A recent survey undertaken by Reed asked over 6,000 UK workers about pay, perks, hours and education. Their five key findings:


1.                   Men still earn more

Male workers are paid an average of 18.5% more than their female counterparts


2.                 Finance has the widest pay gap

Of the industries analysed the gender gap is widest in Finance and narrowest in Marketing


3.                 Jobseekers move for money

Over 30% of workers enjoyed their last pay rise as a result of a job change.


4.                 Bonus in king

The opportunity to earn a bonus is the UK’s most sought after job-related perk.


5.                 Happiness is a salary of £24K

The average salary for the 20% of respondents who said they love their job is £24,158.



Jan Dixon FIRP

Beacon Recruitment & Consultancy


01243 790879


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