Average Bookkeeper Hourly Pay in United Kingdom

£10.71
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
£512
Bonus
£766
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Bookkeeper in United Kingdom is £10.71.
10%
£8.03
10%
£10.71
50%
£17.27
90%
90%
MEDIAN £10.71
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Hourly Rate
£8 - £17
Bonus
£101 - £2,944
Profit Sharing
£0 - £766
Total Pay
£15,899 - £32,442

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Job Description for Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper Tasks
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to retirement and payroll.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.

Career Paths

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Bookkeeper
Accounts Assistant
Finance Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Bookkeeper

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

Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper

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 £9.16 based on 68 salaries. An early career Bookkeeper with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £9.98 based on 477 salaries. A mid-career Bookkeeper with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £11.05 based on 295 salaries. An experienced Bookkeeper with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £12.06 based on 391 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 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brighton, England: East Sussex (21.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Northampton, England: Northamptonshire (10.4% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (6.6% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,626 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.2%
Early Career
29.3%
Mid Career
18.1%
Experienced
24.0%
Late Career
24.3%

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