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Ambulance driver tops list of most sought after jobs

Funeral director and librarian are also popular, with salaries not appearing to dictate popularity, survey reveals.

Ambulance driver, funeral services director, fashion model and librarian are among the most sought after jobs in the country, a new study shows.

Research by jobs site Adzuna found other favourites included air traffic controller and airport baggage handler.

Adzuna said it was surprising that the job of emergency ambulance driver topped the list as the pay of £16,634 is less than the national average.

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Library of Birmingham – Stock

The second most sought after job was non-executive director (average pay, £32,952), followed by funeral services director (£23,672) and air traffic controller (£32,959).

Doug Monro of Adzuna, said: “Our data shows that the job market in the UK is thriving with a variety of different roles to accommodate the diversity of our population.

Brits are much more interested in the spice of life than salary. What’s most telling is an emergency ambulance driver being the most sought-after job.

“It shows that the UK is looking to give back to the community and be part of something much bigger rather than take home a bigger pay packet, revealing a culture of love over money.”

  1. Emergency Ambulance Driver - £16,634
  2. Non-Executive Director - £32,952
  3. Funeral Services Director - £23,672
  4. Air Traffic Controller - £32,959
  5. Fashion Model – No salary info
  6. Rigger - £36,543
  7. Mail Clerk - £16,575
  8. Airport Baggage Handler - £17,246
  9. Oil Rig Operative - £28,571
  10. Librarian - £24,658

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