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The most recent survey of apprentices' pay in England was undertaken in 2007, and estimated that the average net pay per week for an apprentice was £170. The report does not provide estimates of average pay by region.
The full report-'Apprenticeship Pay: 2007 Survey of Earnings by Sector'-can be accessed at:
The Department plans to undertake a UK-wide survey of apprenticeship pay this year.
The coalition Government recently strengthened the pay arrangements for apprentices by bringing them within the National Minimum Wage (NMW) framework and ending the exemption from the minimum wage for apprentices. A new minimum pay rate of £2.50 per hour came in from