Earning curve: April showers

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

Tony Wray, CEO of Severn Trent Water, salary (2009): £450k
Des Coleman, BBC weatherman, salary: £33k
Trainee water treatment worker, starting salary: £10k
Factory worker making waxed Barbour jackets, per week: £175
Umbrella factory worker in China, per month: £66
Sewer flooding consultant, London and South East, per hour: £17
Water bottling operative, Scotland, per hour: £5.80

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