Devon average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £27.4k in Teignbridge and £32.5k in Exeter. 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.
Devon average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Teignbridge£27.4k
West Devon£28.5k
Mid Devon£28.8k
East Devon£30.0k
North Devon£30.2k
South Hams£30.5k
Plymouth£31.0k
Torbay£31.2k
Torridge£31.6k
Exeter£32.5k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Devon average salary by year

Devon average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £25.2k in Teignbridge and £30.1k in Exeter. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £28.4k in Teignbridge and £34.0k in Exeter. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Devon average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Teignbridge£25.2k£28.4k
West Devon£24.9k£30.1k
Mid Devon£27.0k£29.7k
East Devon£26.5k£32.0k
North Devon£26.8k£32.9k
South Hams£28.4k£32.2k
Plymouth£27.5k£34.0k
Torbay£31.4k£31.0k
Torridge£25.7k£36.0k
Exeter£30.1k£34.0k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Devon median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £24.5k in Teignbridge and £29.9k in Exeter. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Devon median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Teignbridge£24.5k
Torridge£24.7k
North Devon£25.4k
South Hams£26.4k
Mid Devon£26.5k
East Devon£27.9k
Torbay£28.1k
Plymouth£29.2k
West Devon£29.2k
Exeter£29.9k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Devon median salary by year

Devon median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £21.2k in Teignbridge and £26.6k in Exeter. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £26.2k in Teignbridge and £32.1k in Exeter. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Devon median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Teignbridge£21.2k£26.2k
TorridgeN/AN/A
North Devon£23.3k£25.8k
South Hams£24.1k£30.3k
Mid Devon£22.4k£27.6k
East Devon£23.8k£31.9k
Torbay£29.5k£27.0k
Plymouth£24.3k£32.4k
West DevonN/A£29.6k
Exeter£26.6k£32.1k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Devon unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.3% in East Devon and 4.5% in Torbay. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Devon unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
East Devon2.3%
South Hams2.4%
Torridge2.5%
West Devon2.6%
Exeter2.9%
Mid Devon2.9%
North Devon2.9%
Teignbridge3.1%
Plymouth4.3%
Torbay4.5%
United Kingdom4.8%
Devon unemployment rate by year

Devon house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 6.9 in Plymouth and 10.4 in North Devon. Ie. Plymouth resident with middle-income needs 6.9 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in North Devon needs 10.4 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Devon house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Plymouth6.9
England and Wales7.7
Torbay7.7
Exeter8.4
Mid Devon8.5
Torridge8.8
West Devon9.3
East Devon9.4
Teignbridge9.7
South Hams10.2
North Devon10.4
Devon house price to earnings ratio history

Devon 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 Torbay 008, with £20.6k. The area with the highest average net income was Exeter 001, with £38.5k. Median income was £29.6k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.6k. 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).

Devon net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Torbay 008 £20.6k
median £29.6k
highest Exeter 001 £38.5k

Devon 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.

Devon relative housing costs map

Devon working age population share

2019 population estimates.

43.7

Devon
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Devon working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15202k16.8%19.1%
16-64710k59.1%62.3%
65+289k24.1%18.5%

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