Bookkeeper Salary (United Kingdom)

The average wage for a Bookkeeper is £10.00 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job.
Bookkeeper Salary (?
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£12,666 - £27,798
(Median)
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28K
MEDIAN: £19,765
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Bookkeeper Salary (?
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£7.05 - £15.34
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £10
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90%
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National Salary Data

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£0£11K£22K£33K
Salary
£12,666 - £27,798  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,919  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£14,066 - £31,384  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 413
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£7.05 - £15.34  
   
Overtime
£0.00 - £19.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £1,919  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
£14,066 - £31,384  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 532
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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Oxford
up arrow 26%
Guildford
up arrow 17%
up arrow 10%
Bournemouth
up arrow 9%
Swindon
up arrow 7%
up arrow 2%
Milton Keynes
up arrow 2%
Ipswich
up arrow 2%
Poole
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤21,000
up arrow 7%
Birmingham
up arrow 12%
Nottingham
up arrow 12%
Manchester
up arrow 14%
Glasgow
up arrow 16%
Edinburgh
up arrow 23%
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Experience Affects Bookkeeper Salaries

National Average
₤21,000

Skills That Affect Bookkeeper Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 11%
Credit Control
up arrow 6%
Sage 50 Accounting
up arrow 3%
Intuit QuickBooks
up arrow 3%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%
Sage AccPac ERP Software
up arrow 2%
Payroll Administration
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤21,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 127 votes.

Gender

Female
87%
female alumni
 
Male
13%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 8% dental benefits Dental: 1%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 90%