The data was published as part of the annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, with the highest paid role earning an average salary of more than £126,000 per year. These 10 jobs are ranked as the highest paid roles in the UK - how does your wage compare?
5. Financial managers and directors, £85,426
Coming in at number five is financial managers and directors. These jobs saw a decrease in salary of 2.9 per cent, with the average earnings now £85,426 a year.
6. Functional managers and directors, £80,449
These roles involve performing various senior management tasks and other specialist functions in various fields, and earn an average of £80,449 per year.
7. IT and telecom directors, £80,280
IT and telecommunication directors earn an average salary of £80,280 per year, which is an increase of 1.5 per cent from 2019.
8. Transport associate professionals, £77,373
Transport associate professionals earn an average of £77,373 per year, with such roles seeing a decrease of 3.3 per cent on their 2019 earnings.