Barclays: a tale of the 2.6% living off the rest

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Barclays has published a table on the remuneration of its employees in its accounts this year. This is it (page 96):

Screen shot 2013-03-09 at 16.14.29I've reworked that data like this:

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What does this say? Well, half of Barclays employee's earn no more than UK median pay despite the prosperity of this sector.

And just 2.6% earn more than approximately 10 times UK median pay (at which point I and the TUC have suggested tax relief on pay should end).

We need to remember that when we talk about bankers. And remember what Occupy had to say only in this case it's not the 1% who are the problem, maybe it's the 2.6% who are the problem in this prosperous sector.

What is clear though is that even in Barclays a tiny elite are living off the rest. As ever.