Age and gender drive UK salary inequality

Age and gender are the key drivers of wage inequality among full-time workers in the UK, according to research published by Unum. Its survey revealed that average full-time earnings for men (£30,035) are 32% higher than those for women (£22,773). Also, average earnings peak at 49 years of age (£37,340) compared with a national average of £27,376 across all age groups.