Private Sector Salaries

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 1 March 2022.

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Please will you provide a breakdown of what the average private sector salary is in each of the boroughs of Hounslow, Richmond and Kingston?

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The ONS Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings is the main source of data for measuring levels of pay by local authority. However, a breakdown of private sector earnings is not published at local authority level.

The table below provides the latest information on average (median) weekly pay for all full-time employees working in the boroughs of Hounslow, Kingston and Richmond. A London average is also included for reference.

Median weekly pay for all full-time employee jobs (all sectors), 2021


Weekly pay - gross



Kingston upon Thames


Richmond upon Thames




Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS) – Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. Notes: estimates for 2021 are provisional; employees are on adult rates, pay is unaffected by absence unless furloughed; data by place of work.