Top managers, aircraft pilots and in-house lawyers are among the highest earners in the UK in 2016.
The data from the ONS is based on a random sample of 1 per cent of all the workers who carry out each occupation, using 2015 to 2016 pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) tax records.
Information about particular roles, such as salaries for TV presenters, have been suppressed by the ONS to avoid identifying individual pay packets.
Chief executives and senior officials earn the most with an average salary of £85,285 per year.
This is an increase of 4 per cent from 2015, according to the data.
Aircraft and pilot engineers ranked second with salaries of about £1,634 per week or £84,968 per year.
In comparison, the average salary in the UK for a full time employee is £33,482.
Brokers, transport associate professionals (train drivers) and lawyers all feature in the top 10.
At the bottom of the list, bar staff earn as little as £281 per week or an average of £14,966 per year.
Theme parks attendants and hairdressers ranked second and third respectively.
A theme park worker can expect to earn an average of £15,366, while a hairdresser or barber can expect to earn £15,605 per year.
Here are the 10 highest paid job of 2016 in the UK:
1. Chief executives and senior officials
Average weekly salary: £1640.10
Average annual salary: £85,285
2. Aircraft pilots and flight engineers
Average weekly salary: £1634
Average annual salary: £84,968
3. Air traffic controllers
Average weekly salary: £1539.30
Average annual salary: £80,043
4. Transport associate professional
Average weekly salary: £1452.00
Average annual salary: £75,524
5. Marketing and sales directors
Average weekly salary: £1361.30
Average annual salary: £70,787
6. Legal professionals
Average weekly salary: £1328
Average annual salary: £69,092
7. Information technology (IT) and telecommunications directors
Average weekly salary: £1317
Average annual salary: £68,520
Average weekly salary:£1302.70
Average annual salary: £67,740
9. Senior police officers
Average weekly salary: £1205.90
Average annual salary: £62,706
10. Financial managers and directors
Average weekly salary: £1188.40
Average annual salary: £61,796
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