Somerset average salary comparisonAn average salary is ranging between 28.0k in Sedgemoor and 37.8k in Bath and North East Somerset. UK average salary is 37.4k in 2019. Gross average salary is calculated for full-time employees. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
|Area||Average salary in 2019|
|Somerset West and Taunton||£33.5k|
|Bath and North East Somerset||£37.8k|
Somerset average salary comparison by sex
Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.
|Area||Female average salary||Male average salary|
|Somerset West and Taunton||£26.5k||£38.2k|
|Bath and North East Somerset||£28.9k||£44.2k|
Somerset median salary comparisonA median salary is ranging between 23.9k in Mendip and 31.9k in Bath and North East Somerset. UK median salary is 30.4k in 2019. Gross median salary in 2019 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, upper half having income above that amount, and lower half having income below that amount.
|Area||Median salary in 2019|
|Somerset West and Taunton||£29.0k|
|Bath and North East Somerset||£31.9k|
Somerset median salary comparison by sex
Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.
|Area||Female median salary||Male median salary|
|Somerset West and Taunton||£24.6k||£32.2k|
|Bath and North East Somerset||£24.9k||£36.0k|
Somerset unemployment rate comparisonAn unemployment rate is ranging between 2.7% in South Somerset and 4% in Sedgemoor. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
|Area||Unemployment rate in 2019|
|Bath and North East Somerset||2.9%|
|Somerset West and Taunton||3.2%|
Somerset net household income map
Map shows the net average household income in 2016 by middle layer super output area (MSOA). The lowest average net household income was in Sedgemoor 008, with £23.1k. The area with the highest average net income was North Somerset 009, with £44.1k. Median income was £32.7k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £32.7k. Median income for England and Wales was 31.9k ( the lowest income was in Leeds 086, £16.8k, the highest in Tower Hamlets 033, £93.8k).
|lowest|| Sedgemoor 008 || £23.1k |
|median|| || £32.7k |
|highest|| North Somerset 009 || £44.1k|
Somerset relative housing costs map
The map below shows housing costs share of net household income in 2016. The higher the share of income costs the darker the displayed color. An equivalisation scale and different models for income before housing costs and after housing costs may result in a few inconsitencies. Although there are some inconsistencies, it does not change significantly the overall picture of area comparison.
Somerset working age population share
2018 population estimates.
40.2England & Wales
|age group||head-count||% share of population||% for Eng & Wales|