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.

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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

 

Revealed: How much the biggest earners make in the capital, by industry, published in Yahoo Finance, 31st July 2017

 

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