Top of the league are company directors and chief executives who on average earn £181,491 a year – 16 times the national minimum wage.
Paul Kenny, general secretary at the GMB, said: ‘This annual look at what people in different occupations earn always generates a lot of comment, particularly from workers who earn less than the average figure shown for their occupation.’
|Transport sector positions||Salary (£)|
|Production, works and maintenance managers||43,212|
|Transport and distribution managers||35,439|
|Buyers and distribution managers||31,247|
|Transport and distribution clerks||21,179|