Accountant Salary

The average salary for a Accountant in the UK is:


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Accountant Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £30,879.

The average salary in 2009 was £36,286, based on 474 respondents (a difference of 18% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £32,003, based on 548 respondents (a difference of -13% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £31,100, based on 503 respondents (a difference of -3% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £33,107, based on 243 respondents (a difference of 6% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Accountant based on all salary survey responses is: £30,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Accountant is £16.69.

Assorted Accountant Salary Information

£42,000South West2-July-21
£37,100North West15-April-21
£28,500East of England18-October-20
£24,000South East1-April-19
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Accountant salary data

Accountant Salary By UK Region

£31,969North West
£28,007Yorkshire and North East
£27,025South West
£36,199South East
£31,563Northern Ireland
£27,122East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Accountant, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £25,041 for a worker in their 20s, £32,721 (30s), £38,731 (40s) and £38,731 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Accountant is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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