The data was published as part of the annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, with the highest paid role earning an average salary of more than £126,000 per year. These 10 jobs are ranked as the highest paid roles in the UK - how does your wage compare?
1. Chief executives and senior officials, £126,615
Chief executives and senior officials were the UK’s biggest full time earners, getting paid an average salary of £126,615 a year, which is a drop of 18.6 per cent from 2019.
2. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers, £97,608
Working within the aircraft industry remains a lucrative business, however, the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on airlines was not taken into account with this data. They sit second on the list with an average salary of £97,608.
3. Marketing and sales directors, £93,640
Marketing and sales directors came in third place, the same ranking as in 2019. Such jobs currently have an average salary of £93,640, which is a jump in pay of 4.8 per cent from 2019.
4. Legal professionals, £91,626
Members of the law professionals continue to remain amongst the highest earners. The average salary currently sits at £91,626, which marks an increase of 1.4 per cent from 2019.