Highest earners in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by occupation

Median gross full-time weekly salary for the highest earning occupations in the United Kingdom (UK) as of October 2018 (in GBP)

Highest earners in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by occupation This statistic presents the median gross full-time weekly salary in the United Kingdom (UK) for the ten highest earning occupations as of 2018. At that time, the median weekly salary for managers, directors and senior officials amounted to 835 thousand British pounds (GBP) per week. Employees of professional occupations were ranked second with a median weekly salary of approximately 746 thousand British pounds.
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Median gross full-time weekly salary for the highest earning occupations in the United Kingdom (UK) as of October 2018 (in GBP)

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Median gross weekly earnings in GBP
Managers, directors and senior officials835.1
Professional occupations745.5
Associate professional and technical occupations620.2
Skilled trades occupations524.6
Process, plant and machine operatives 490
Administrative and secretarial occupations 446.3
Elementary occupations 385.2
Sales and customer service occupations383.4
Caring, leisure and other service occupations 373.5
Median gross weekly earnings in GBP
Managers, directors and senior officials835.1
Professional occupations745.5
Associate professional and technical occupations620.2
Skilled trades occupations524.6
Process, plant and machine operatives 490
Administrative and secretarial occupations 446.3
Elementary occupations 385.2
Sales and customer service occupations383.4
Caring, leisure and other service occupations 373.5
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This statistic presents the median gross full-time weekly salary in the United Kingdom (UK) for the ten highest earning occupations as of 2018. At that time, the median weekly salary for managers, directors and senior officials amounted to 835 thousand British pounds (GBP) per week. Employees of professional occupations were ranked second with a median weekly salary of approximately 746 thousand British pounds.
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