Chelmsford average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £32.8k in Maldon and £45.4k in Brentwood. The UK average salary was £38.6k in 2020. 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 data was published in November 2020. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Chelmsford average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Maldon£32.8k
Harlow£33.8k
Uttlesford£36.0k
Braintree£36.3k
Epping Forest£36.5k
Chelmsford£36.5k
Basildon£36.5k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Brentwood£45.4k
Chelmsford average salary by year

Chelmsford average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £29.7k in Maldon and £32.9k in Brentwood. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £33.8k in Maldon and £53.2k in Brentwood. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Chelmsford average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Maldon£29.7k£33.8k
Harlow£34.6k£33.4k
Uttlesford£28.8k£39.4k
Braintree£27.8k£41.2k
Epping Forest£33.5k£38.5k
Chelmsford£35.9k£37.1k
Basildon£30.7k£40.3k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
Brentwood£32.9k£53.2k

Chelmsford median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £27.5k in Maldon and £32.7k in Chelmsford. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Chelmsford median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
BrentwoodN/A
Maldon£27.5k
Braintree£29.3k
Harlow£31.4k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Basildon£31.9k
Epping Forest£32.5k
Uttlesford£32.5k
Chelmsford£32.7k
Chelmsford median salary by year

Chelmsford median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £23.5k in Braintree and £33.0k in Chelmsford. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £34.4k in Braintree and £32.2k in Chelmsford. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Chelmsford median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
BrentwoodN/AN/A
MaldonN/AN/A
Braintree£23.5k£34.4k
Harlow£32.4k£31.1k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
Basildon£27.4k£34.1k
Epping Forest£30.7k£33.2k
Uttlesford£29.9k£33.3k
Chelmsford£33.0k£32.2k

Chelmsford unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.2% in Uttlesford and 4.8% in Harlow. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Chelmsford unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Uttlesford2.2%
Chelmsford2.5%
Braintree2.7%
Maldon2.7%
Epping Forest2.9%
Brentwood3%
Basildon3.8%
United Kingdom4.8%
Harlow4.8%
Chelmsford unemployment rate by year

Chelmsford house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 8.7 in Braintree and 12 in Epping Forest. Ie. Braintree resident with middle-income needs 8.7 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Epping Forest needs 12 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Chelmsford house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
England and Wales7.7
Braintree8.7
Basildon9
Maldon9.1
Brentwood9.9
Harlow10.3
Chelmsford10.7
Uttlesford11.6
Epping Forest12
Chelmsford house price to earnings ratio history

Chelmsford 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 Braintree 008, with £31.1k. The area with the highest average net income was Brentwood 005, with £63.5k. Median income was £41.3k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £41.3k. 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).

Chelmsford net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Braintree 008 £31.1k
median £41.3k
highest Brentwood 005 £63.5k

Chelmsford 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.

Chelmsford relative housing costs map

Chelmsford working age population share

2019 population estimates.

41.2

Chelmsford
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Chelmsford working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15130k19.5%19.1%
16-64407k61.1%62.3%
65+129k19.3%18.5%

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