Hertfordshire average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £34.3k in Broxbourne and £48.8k in Stevenage. 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.
Hertfordshire average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Broxbourne£34.3k
North Hertfordshire£38.0k
Three Rivers£38.4k
Dacorum£38.6k
United Kingdom£38.6k
East Hertfordshire£39.2k
St Albans£41.6k
Welwyn Hatfield£43.1k
Hertsmere£45.2k
Watford£45.7k
Stevenage£48.8k
Hertfordshire average salary by year

Hertfordshire average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £28.1k in Broxbourne and £29.5k in Stevenage. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £36.6k in Broxbourne and £57.3k in Stevenage. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Hertfordshire average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Broxbourne£28.1k£36.6k
North Hertfordshire£27.5k£42.9k
Three Rivers£31.0k£42.9k
Dacorum£26.5k£45.5k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k
East Hertfordshire£33.0k£43.0k
St Albans£31.7k£50.2k
Welwyn Hatfield£40.4k£44.5k
Hertsmere£35.8kN/A
Watford£40.5k£50.6k
Stevenage£29.5k£57.3k

Hertfordshire median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £30.0k in Three Rivers and £36.9k in Welwyn Hatfield. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Hertfordshire median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
HertsmereN/A
StevenageN/A
Three Rivers£30.0k
Broxbourne£30.1k
Dacorum£30.7k
United Kingdom£31.5k
East Hertfordshire£32.3k
North Hertfordshire£32.9k
Watford£33.7k
St Albans£33.8k
Welwyn Hatfield£36.9k
Hertfordshire median salary by year

Hertfordshire median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £27.1k in Hertsmere and £32.4k in Welwyn Hatfield. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £ in Hertsmere and £38.5k in Welwyn Hatfield. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Hertfordshire median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Hertsmere£27.1kN/A
Stevenage£26.2k£42.8k
Three Rivers£27.7k£37.3k
Broxbourne£26.1k£32.9k
Dacorum£23.0k£35.9k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k
East Hertfordshire£28.3k£35.5k
North Hertfordshire£24.2k£36.3k
Watford£29.7kN/A
St Albans£27.2k£37.3k
Welwyn Hatfield£32.4k£38.5k

Hertfordshire unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 3.1% in East Hertfordshire and 4.5% in Hertsmere. The UK unemployment rate was 4.5% in 2020.
Hertfordshire unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in 2020
East Hertfordshire3.1%
St Albans3.2%
Welwyn Hatfield3.2%
North Hertfordshire3.4%
Dacorum3.5%
Stevenage3.5%
Three Rivers3.5%
Broxbourne3.8%
Watford4.3%
United Kingdom4.5%
Hertsmere4.5%
Hertfordshire unemployment rate by year

Hertfordshire house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 9 in North Hertfordshire and 14.5 in Three Rivers. Ie. North Hertfordshire resident with middle-income needs 9 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Three Rivers needs 14.5 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Hertfordshire house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
England and Wales7.7
North Hertfordshire9
Stevenage9.3
East Hertfordshire10.3
Broxbourne10.6
Watford10.6
Dacorum11.4
Welwyn Hatfield11.4
Hertsmere12.7
St Albans12.8
Three Rivers14.5
Hertfordshire house price to earnings ratio history

Hertfordshire 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 Welwyn Hatfield 013, with £31.1k. The area with the highest average net income was St Albans 014, with £73.6k. Median income was £42.3k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £42.3k. 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).

Hertfordshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Welwyn Hatfield 013 £31.1k
median £42.3k
highest St Albans 014 £73.6k

Hertfordshire 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.

Hertfordshire relative housing costs map

Hertfordshire working age population share

2019 population estimates.

39.8

Hertfordshire
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Hertfordshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15245k20.6%19.1%
16-64740k62.2%62.3%
65+204k17.2%18.5%

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