As a guideline, according to the National Careers Service starting salaries for newly qualified gas engineers are typically between £18,000 and £25,000 a year. Hourly rates vary quite a bit regionally but are typically in the region of £18 – £30. Experienced gas engineers can earn in the region of £25,000 to £35,000 a year, with the highest average salaries being in London and the South East. Total Jobs largely concurs but considers the range to be £28,362 – £37,500 with a median salary of £32,500. Overtime and shift allowances can significantly increase basic salaries.
Self-employed gas engineers can set their own rates and dependent upon the hours they are prepared to work can earn significant amounts.
Once you have trained with us and gained your ACS certification you could earn a good income by joining the Gas Safe register and
- Working on domestic properties.
- Working on new buildings.
- Working as a gas engineer running your own business or working for a company.
- Working on servicing, installing and maintaining domestic gas appliances.
- Installing and maintain appliances for landlords and tenants.
- Providing an emergency callout service.
And qualified gas engineers can take advantage of
- Domestic work
- Maintenance contracts
- New construction and building site jobs
- Emergency callouts (which can earn premium rates)
- Full-time employment or self-employment
- Providing a gas service to allied trades such as plumbers, electricians kitchen fitters etc.
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