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Modern apprenticeships: earnings

The Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) from Modern Apprenticeships (MA) release provides details on earnings of those who completed MAs in Scotland. This release has median earnings split by key characteristics of individuals, such as gender, age, occupation, and SIMD quintile.

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Sex

Table 2 shows median total earnings by sex and SVQ level. Males completing an MA at SVQ level 2 earned £3,700 more than females, with males earning £18,900 compared to £15,200 for females. The gap in earnings is larger for those completing an MA at SVQ level 3 or 4, with males earning £10,900 more than females.

Males completing at MA at SVQ level 2 earned £2,100 more than females completing an MA at SVQ level 3 or 4.

Table 2: Total earnings for 2011/12 MA completers by sex and SVQ level: 2016/17 tax year

Sex Median total earnings 2011/12 cohort (£)
SVQ Level 2 SVQ Levels 3 or 4 Total
Female 15,200 16,800 16,000
Male 18,900 27,700 25,800

Note: Hours worked are not taken into account.

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Email: Euan.Shields@gov.scot

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