Revealed: How much the biggest earners make in the capital, by industry
Not that it needed much confirmation, but a new analysis of salaries in London reveals that ? shock horror ? those who work in finance stand to earn the most.
The analysis by salary benchmarking site Emolument found that after taking into account gross salary and annual bonus payments, the top 10% of earners in London?s financial services sector make a whopping £290,000 a year on average.
If the thought of working in the City isn?t for you, or you?re worried about the fate of London?s financial sector post-Brexit, then be warned: working in the capital?s next most lucrative industry will see you make only half as much on average per year.
According to the analysis, the top 10 per cent of earners in the insurance sector make up to £153,000, while lawyers stand to earn as much as £136,000 per year.
This article was published in Yahoo Finance, 31st July 2017