The ONS has released its Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings Here are the 10 best paid jobs in the country, with tips on how to get one of them. Wednesday 2 December I s your job is among the best paid in the UK? The Office for National Statistics ONS has released its Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings , so we have gathered together top tips for anyone aspiring to do one of the top 10 highest paid jobs, and asked people who do them why they are worth their high salaries.
CEOs and marketing directors seemed happy to talk about salaries, but getting comment from people doing some of the other top 10 occupations — notably, bankers, stockbrokers and in-house lawyers — was considerably more tricky. So which jobs are in the top 10 this year? Stockbrokers, shipping brokers, foreign exchange dealers, insurance brokers, investment administrators and traders.
Data about the middle and upper pay range was not available. Why are stockbrokers worth their salary?
The better the stockbroker, the better their earnings. Minimum qualification for a stockbroker: It depends on the firm, but you typically need a degree. Vice-presidents, chief medical officers and civil servants grade 5 and above. Why are CEOs worth their salary? Minimum qualification for a CEO: However, financial qualifications and an MBA can be useful.
Why are marketing directors worth their salary? Minimum qualification for a marketing director: The Chartered Institute of Marketing offers a wide range of training courses. Flight engineers, first officers, flying instructors and helicopter pilots. Why are pilots worth their salary? Minimum qualification for a pilot: An airline transport pilot licence. Financial directors play a critical role in helping a business manage risk and therefore ensure its survival.
Why are finance directors worth their salary? Minimum qualification for a finance director: Qualify as a professional accountant from a recognised accountancy body, such as ACCA or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Why are financial institution directors worth their salary? But usually this is predicated on the delivery of ever higher financial results, which in too many instances have depended on frankly illegitimate business models.
Minimum qualification for a financial institution director: No formal qualifications are required but you would need experience in banking or the financial sector. Anaesthetists, hospital consultants, doctors, GPs, paediatricians, psychiatrists, radiologists and surgeons. Why are consultants worth their salary? Salary and money never played a role until I had been working in the NHS for around 12 years and realised I was earning approximately the same as an entry-level accountant.
I also had great concerns that the NHS was on the verge of collapsing. Minimum qualification for a consultant: At least 10 years of postgraduate medical training on top of the five- to six-year medical degree.
Senior lawyers' salaries are commensurate with their global risk management and compliance responsibilities. Why are in-house lawyers worth their salary? Minimum qualification for an in-house lawyer: A degree, a postgraduate legal qualification and several years of experience as a solicitor. Why are air traffic controllers worth their salary?
Minimum qualification for an air traffic controller: Pass the Nats training course. Why are IT directors worth their salary?
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Top-flight IT directors can be truly transformational and worth every penny they earn. Minimum qualification for an IT director: A relevant degree, and business experience. The survey shows the average mean salary of a sample of full-time employed workers who carry out these occupations and have been in the same job for more than a year. The pay range stated is the broadest available as reliable data was not consistently collected by the ONS for the 10th and 90th percentiles.
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