Does your profession struggle to survive in the UK rental sector?

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Wednesday, 17th July 2019, 2:12 pm
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Property experts Bunk have examined the UK rental market to see what percentage of salary is accounted for by rent for the 20 most popular professions in the UK and who has the best chance of survival in the rental sector outside of London.

Average monthly salary: 957 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 71 per cent
Average monthly salary: 1,165 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 58 per cent
Average monthly salary: 1,338 Average monthly rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 51 per cent
Average monthly salary: 1,370 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 50 per cent
Average monthly salary: 1,518 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 45 per cent
Average monthly salary: 1,638 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 41 per cent
Average monthly salary: 1,779 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 38 per cent
Average monthly salary: 1,887 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 36 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,017 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 34 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,026 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 34 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,263 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 30 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,278 Average rent: 679 Amount spent on rent: 30 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,491 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 27 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,523 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 27 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,523 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 27 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,626 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 26 per cent
Average monthly salary: 2,631 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 26 per cent
Average 2,972 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 23 per cent
Average monthly salary: 3,763 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 18 per cent
Average monthly salary: 4,466 Average rent: 679 Amount of salary spent on rent: 15 per cent