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Apprentices: Average Earnings

Question for Department for Education

UIN 131187, tabled on 6 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average hourly rate of pay is for (a) women and (b) men undertaking apprenticeships in each sector subject area.

Answered on

12 March 2018

Data on apprenticeship pay is published in the Apprenticeship Pay Survey 2016 which provides an average (median) hourly rate of pay for women and men undertaking Level 2 and 3 apprenticeships in England. This information was provided in our previous written response of 27 February 2018: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2018-02-23/129432/.

The Survey provides the average (median) basic hourly pay for Level 2 and Level 3 apprentices in England in 2014 and 2016 by type of apprenticeship undertaken by those surveyed. This information can be found on page 6, Table 1.2 of the Apprenticeship Pay Survey 2016 (England): https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/630082/apprenticeship-pay-survey-2016-report-england.pdf.

The Survey does not provide a further breakdown by gender.

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