Shropshire average salary comparison

The average salary is ranging between £32.9k in Shropshire and £36.2k in Telford and Wrekin. 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.
Shropshire average salary comparison
Local authorityAverage salary in 2020
Shropshire£32.9k
Telford and Wrekin£36.2k
United Kingdom£38.6k
Shropshire average salary by year

Shropshire average salary comparison by sex

The average salary for female is ranging between £29.8k in Shropshire and £33.4k in Telford and Wrekin. The UK average salary for female was £33.3k in 2020. The average salary for male is ranging between £35.0k in Shropshire and £37.7k in Telford and Wrekin. The UK average salary for male was £42.2k in 2020.
Shropshire average salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale average salary, 2020Male average salary
Shropshire£29.8k£35.0k
Telford and Wrekin£33.4k£37.7k
United Kingdom£33.3k£42.2k

Shropshire median salary comparison

The median salary is ranging between £28.4k in Shropshire and £30.2k in Telford and Wrekin. The UK median salary was £31.5k in 2020.
Shropshire median salary comparison
Local authorityMedian salary in 2020
Shropshire£28.4k
Telford and Wrekin£30.2k
United Kingdom£31.5k
Shropshire median salary by year

Shropshire median salary comparison by sex

The median salary for female is ranging between £26.3k in Shropshire and £27.8k in Telford and Wrekin. The UK median salary for female was £28.0k in 2020. The median salary for male is ranging between £29.3k in Shropshire and £30.6k in Telford and Wrekin. The UK median salary for male was £33.9k in 2020.
Shropshire median salary comparison by sex
Local authorityFemale median salary, 2020Male median salary
Shropshire£26.3k£29.3k
Telford and Wrekin£27.8k£30.6k
United Kingdom£28.0k£33.9k

Shropshire unemployment rate comparison

The unemployment rate is ranging between 2.8% in Shropshire and 3.8% in Telford and Wrekin. The UK unemployment rate was 4.8% in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020.
Shropshire unemployment rate comparison
Local authorityUnemployment rate in Q4/2019 - Q3/2020
Shropshire2.8%
Telford and Wrekin3.8%
United Kingdom4.8%
Shropshire unemployment rate by year

Shropshire house price to earnings ratio

The median property price to median earnings ratio is ranging between 6.3 in Telford and Wrekin and 7.3 in Shropshire. Ie. Telford and Wrekin resident with middle-income needs 6.3 gross annual salaries to buy a medium-priced property. Resident in Shropshire needs 7.3 annual salaries. The England and Wales ratio was 7.7 in 2019.
Shropshire house price to earnings ratio
Local authorityMedian house price to median salary ratio in 2019
Telford and Wrekin6.3
Shropshire7.3
England and Wales7.7
Shropshire house price to earnings ratio history

Shropshire 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 Telford and Wrekin 021, with £23.6k. The area with the highest average net income was Telford and Wrekin 015, with £37.7k. Median income was £29.7k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £29.7k. 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).

Shropshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Telford and Wrekin 021 £23.6k
median £29.7k
highest Telford and Wrekin 015 £37.7k

Shropshire 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.

Shropshire relative housing costs map

Shropshire working age population share

2019 population estimates.

42.8

Shropshire
average age

40.3

England & Wales
average age
Shropshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-1590.1k17.9%19.1%
16-64302k60.0%62.3%
65+111k22.0%18.5%

Other reports for Shropshire county

population statistics

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property prices

home features

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