Mortgage adviser | Average UK Salary & Outlook

Mortgage advisers help people find, and apply for mortgages.

  • Assess clients' overall financial situations by reviewing income, assets, debts, expenses, credit reports, or other financial information.  
  • Create debt management plans, spending plans, or budgets to assist clients to meet financial goals.  
  • Calculate clients' available monthly income to meet debt obligations.  
  • Prioritize client debt
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Mortgage advisers typically work around 36 to 38 hours per week.

As a Mortgage adviser you will typically work evenings / weekends / bank holidays.

This occupation tends to be:

  • Enterprising — Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
  • Social — Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching
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* from ONETonline
Average salary
42,248 GBP *
per year
22,000 GBP
70,000 GBP
5+ Experience
* data taken from the Office of National Statistics (
Average salary for Mortgage adviser

Big gender gap
  • 46,957 GBP
  • 36,830 GBP
Average salary for part-time Mortgage adviser
Average salary for full-time Mortgage adviser

  • 19,743 GBP
  • 19,486 GBP
  • 42,248 GBP
  • 36,830 GBP
  • 46,957 GBP
Salary over time for Mortgage adviser

Salary for this role has increased over time
  • 46,342 GBP
  • 43,195 GBP
  • 41,467 GBP
  • 42,504 GBP
  • 45,411 GBP
  • 43,581 GBP
  • 42,248 GBP
  • 45,179 GBP
  • 51,220 GBP

Future outlook for Mortgage advisers

Poor outlook
581 000+ jobs available
Balanced outlook
1% yearly wage growth (on average)

Mortgage adviser - Your future job?

Which qualifications do I need?

Find out what you need to know in order to become a Mortgage adviser and the highest average level of education for people in this role.

In terms of people already doing this job:

  • 42% of people in this role have a Bachelor's degree
  • 19% of people in this role have GCSEs or equivalent
  • 19% of people in this role have a Diploma of Higher Education or equivalent

You'll need:

  • customer service skills
  • maths knowledge
  • the ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • ambition and a desire to succeed
  • the ability to use your initiative
  • analytical thinking skills
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • to be able to use a computer and the main software packages competently

Get the right qualification to begin your journey to becoming a Mortgage adviser

Financial Management

Things to highlight for your Mortgage adviser interview

Concern for Others Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. Integrity Job requires being honest and ethical. Self Control Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. Attention to Detail Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. Dependability Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

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