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Writing Task 1: Information about various professions in the U.K. and their salaries

Recent Actual Test 04/2023

The chart above shows information about various professions in the U.K. and their salaries. The table shows the average working hours per week for each profession.

Summarise the information by selecting and reporting the man features and make comparisons where relevant.

Sample Answer

The bar chart and table demonstrate the income and average weekly working hours for several occupations in the UK. 

Overall, it is evident that in the UK, most professions witness a wage raise after three years of experience. However, there is a significant gap in average weekly working hours amongst careers, with teachers and firefighters having substantially higher weekly working hours than underground drivers.

According to the bar chart, underground drivers receive the highest starting income of 50,000 pounds and a salary increase to nearly 51,000 pounds after three years. Nurses, on the other hand, have the lowest earnings, starting at around 17,000 pounds and rising to over 19,000 pounds after three years. Police officers’ salaries remain relatively stable during the three-year period, hovering around 22,000 pounds.

According to the data in the table, teachers and firefighters spend the most weekly hours at work, both averaging 55 hours per week. On the contrary, underground drivers put in the fewest hours per week, clocking in at just 36 hours on average.

Words 175 – band 7.5

Sample Answer 2

The bar graph shows the salaries of various professions when they started, compared with their salaries after three years. The adjoining table also contains data for the average working hours for each profession per week.

It can be deciphered that the salaries after three years have increased for each profession. However, the underground train driver got the maximum increment of 2500 Pounds, and the policeman got the least increment of 600 Pounds. The nurse got the least salary amounting to only approximate 15,700 Pounds, whereas the underground train driver got just under 50,000 Pounds which was the highest amount of salary in comparison. On the other hand, the teacher and the policeman get slightly more than 23,000 Pounds and 33,000 Pounds respectively.

Comparing this data to the working hours per week, it is found that the underground train driver is being paid the most amount of money per hour and nurse being paid the least. In contrast, the teacher and firefighter have 55 working hours which are the highest. Moreover, the nurse and the underground train driver have 38 and 36 working hours respectively, which are the lowest.

To sum up, even after three years and a substantial raise of salary for each profession, the trend does not change and the tube driver was still topping the chart and the nurse on the last position.

Words 226 – band 7.5


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