£40,000 a Year is How Much an Hour?

A salary of £40,000 is equal to an hourly rate of £21.89

(Based on 261 working days per year and a 7 hour working day.)



Who Earns What?

Salary7 Hour Day
Hourly Rate
7.5 Hour Day
Hourly Rate
8 Hour Day
Hourly Rate
£18,000£9.85£9.20£8.62
£20,000£10.95£10.22£9.58
£25,000£13.68£12.77£11.97
£30,000£16.42£15.33£14.37
£35,000£19.16£17.88£16.76
£40,000£21.89£20.43£19.16
£45,000£24.63£22.99£21.55
£50,000£27.37£25.54£23.95
£55,000£30.10£28.10£26.34
£60,000£32.84£30.65£28.74

Workers who earn £40,000 Per Year

Senior roles with more expertise can expect to earn around £40k-£50k depending on experience and location.

We looked at findcourses.co.uk who run a list of average salaries in the UK. We found the following:

  • Construction Project Manager with a salary of £40,549 and Quantity Surveyor jobs at around £41,000.
  • At around the same salary we found jobs for Doctors for £41,000
  • Finance, Solicitors and IT professions can look at earning slightly higher at around £42k-£43k per year depending on experience.
  • Business Analyst and Police Constables can look at bringing home £49,000.

Earning a salary of £40,000 equates to a take home salary of £593 per week, or £2,570 per month after tax and National Insurance.

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