These are the 25 best-paid jobs in the UK - how does your wage compare?

When choosing a career, or considering changing fields, it is important to have a good understanding of what your earning potential might be.

By Claire Schofield
Monday, 29 July, 2019, 09:58
How does your pay stack up against the average salary of these top 25 best-paid jobs?

Some sectors in the UK have a significantly higher earning potential than you might expect - with data from RS Components revealing that train drivers earn nearly £25,000 more than the average UK wage of £29,558 per year. How does your pay stack up against the average salary of these top 25 best-paid jobs?

Average salary: 97,083 GBP
Average salary: 75,855 GBP
Average salary: 75,126 GBP
Average salary: 72,109 GBP
Average salary: 69,992 GBP
Average salary: 67,593 GBP
Average salary: 65,074 GBP
Average salary: 59,634 GBP
Average salary: 57,098 GBP
Average salary: 53,403 GBP
Average salary: 52,931 GBP
Average salary: 49,803 GBP

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Average salary: 49,602 GBP
Average salary: 48,893 GBP
Average salary: 48,836 GBP
Average salary: 48,760 GBP
Average salary: 48,703 GBP
Average salary: 48,262 GBP
Average salary: 48,168 GBP
Average salary: 48,140 GBP
Average salary: 47,616 GBP
Average salary: 47,438 GBP
Average salary: 47,044 GBP
Average salary: 46,465 GBP
Average salary: 46,000 GBP