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

Many experts believe that no more than 30 per cent of your income should be spent on rent.

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: 2,017'Average rent: 679'Amount of salary spent on rent: 34 per cent

9. Electrician

Average monthly salary: 2,017'Average rent: 679'Amount of salary spent on rent: 34 per cent
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Average monthly salary: 2,026'Average rent: 679'Amount of salary spent on rent: 34 per cent

10. Plumber

Average monthly salary: 2,026'Average rent: 679'Amount of salary spent on rent: 34 per cent
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Average monthly salary: 2,263'Average rent: 679'Amount of salary spent on rent: 30 per cent

11. Teacher

Average monthly salary: 2,263'Average rent: 679'Amount of salary spent on rent: 30 per cent
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Average monthly salary: 2,278'Average rent: 679'Amount spent on rent: 30 per cent

12. Accountant

Average monthly salary: 2,278'Average rent: 679'Amount spent on rent: 30 per cent
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