Two-tier workforce a reality as City pay surges ahead

City
workers in London earn an average of £971.60 a week, while women in Tameside,
Lancashire, make an average of £299.40, according to new figures released by
the Office for National Statistics.

The
top 10 per cent of City workers earn more than £1,668 per week.

Outside
London, Bracknell, Berkshire, offers men the next best salary while for women
it is at Surrey Heath in Surrey.

The
lowest weekly pay for men was £313.70 in North Cornwall.

People
in Selby, Yorkshire, have the longest working week – clocking up an average of
almost 45 hours, compared to a national average of just under 41 hours.

By
Paul Nelson

 

 

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