Aiming excessive: Teenagers anticipate to earn £70,000 a 12 months by 30 | UK Information


It’s good to set your sights excessive, however new analysis suggests immediately’s youngsters are in want of a little bit of a actuality examine.

A survey of two,098 13 to 19-year-olds by Viga on behalf of economic companies supplier OneFamily discovered that on common they anticipated to be incomes £70,000 the time they flip 30, nearly 3 times the precise common wage for 30-year olds.

It’s not simply when it comes to earnings the place youngsters’ views of their futures is likely to be a bit of rose-tinted.

By the point they depart their 20s nearly half (45%) say they’ll get their dream job, 21% can be operating their very own companies and 47% consider they are going to be on the property ladder.

They may even have travelled the world and 41% can be married with youngsters.

And whereas a selection of profession does to some extent mirror modifications in society, with some children excited by changing into online game developer, blogger, Instagram star or coders, conventional professions corresponding to engineer, trainer and psychologist are nonetheless the preferred selections.

Though their expectations of salaries is likely to be a bit of unrealistic, the analysis reveals doing one thing they’re obsessed with is definitely extra necessary, whereas working with good individuals (43%) and doing one thing they’re good at (25%) are vital motivating elements.

OneFamily commissioned Viga to undertake market analysis amongst 2,098 UK youngsters aged 13-19. The analysis was carried out between 26 January 2019 and 1 February 2019