Planit


Local Government Revenues Officer

Job Profile Image

Local Government revenue officers or assistants decide on the level of council tax or benefits, work out the amount to be paid and run the systems to request and collect payment. They may also deal with housing benefits and rent.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for administrative assistants in Local Government tend to range from between £16,500 and £19,500 a year. Administrative officers usually earn between £20,800 and £24,000 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

LMI data powered by LMI for All

Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

LMI data powered by EMSI UK

Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

LMI data powered by EMSI UK

Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
16636
1.3 %
RISE
2023
16846
  United Kingdom
2018
127789
0.3 %
RISE
2023
128231

LMI data powered by EMSI UK

What Does it Take?

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

More Information

Job vacancies for all councils across Scotland can be found on the Myjobscotland website.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

COSLA (Convention of Scottish Local Authorities)
Tel: 0131 474 9200
E-mail: info@cosla.org.uk
Website: http://www.cosla.gov.uk/
Twitter: @COSLA

Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation (IRRV)
Tel: 01382 456029
E-mail: enquiries@irrv.org.uk
Website: http://www.irrv.net
Twitter: @the_irrv
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IRRV.org

Was this article useful?
Please help us improve Planit by rating this article.

Career Sectors

Administration and Management General

Economics

Human Resource Management

Public Services Administration