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Average Bookkeeper Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£11.16
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£504
Bonus
£766
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Bookkeeper in United Kingdom is £11.16.
10%
£8.31
MEDIAN
£11.16
90%
£17.80
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Hourly Rate
£8 - £18
Bonus
£77 - £3,010
Profit Sharing
£0 - £766
Total Pay
£16,661 - £33,484
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What Do Bookkeepers Do?

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Bookkeeper. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Bookkeeper
Bookkeeping Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Bookkeepers?

Skills in Payroll Administration, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sage 50 Accounting and Bookkeeping.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeepers?

An entry-level Bookkeeper with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £9.35 based on 66 salaries. An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £10.09 based on 439 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £11.61 based on 267 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £12.59 based on 342 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £12.
Employees with Bookkeeper in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brighton, England: East Sussex (16.5% more) and Bristol, England: Bristol (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Northampton, England: Northamptonshire (14.0% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (10.3% less) and Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,469 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.5%
Early Career
29.9%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
23.3%
Late Career
24.2%

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