A Tube Map Of London Salaries

A Tube Map Of London Salaries

Here's a map of average salaries in workplaces close to tube stops in central London.

The research, carried out by job search site Adzuna,  looked at almost 250,000 vacancies across the capital.

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Key findings from the map

  • Employers near Barbican tube station pay the highest average salary: £52,700.
  • The top 10 highest paying tube stations are in zone 1. Average salaries around Barbican, Monument, Bank, Cannon Street and St. Paul's all top £50k.
  • Advertised salaries for vacancies near zone 1 stations paid £45,982 on average — £13k more than jobs near zone 2 tube stops (combined average salary: £32,611).
  • Salaries near tube stops generally get lower the further from the centre you travel. Zone 8 stations are the exception.
  • The lowest paying tube stop is Uxbridge (combined average salary: £21,786)
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More findings

  • The  Waterloo & City the most lucrative line (£50,990) — thanks largely to the number of high-paid finance related jobs in the area. Still, the average salary around Waterloo is a modest £27,443.
  • The least lucrative line is the Victoria (£29,056).
  • The West London areas of Kensington and Knightsbridge may be renowned for their high-end shops, and multi-million pound houses, but the average salary here falls way below £30k.   

As with all these things, the map should be taken with a pinch of salt. Adzuna's job search engine is not comprehensive; if you took into account salaries for shops, foods chains and the like — it'd be a different story.

Top 10 best paid tube stations

Bottom 10 worst paid tube stations

Read more about the findings here.

Last Updated 06 April 2018

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