Exam Invigilators

Exam invigilators set up, run and invigilate exams to ensure exams are conducted in line with the relevant regulations.


New workers

New workers start around £236. Normal pay is £1,827 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £3,491.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 33,892 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Escorts people from the venue following the exam and collects completed papers.

  • Supervises during exams, responds to any problems or questions from candidates and deals with any violations of the exam conditions.

  • Directs candidates to their seats, checks attendance, and informs candidates of the exam conditions they will work under.

  • Sets up venue, lays out desks, exam papers, stationery and other equipment necessary for the exam.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Classroom Management

  • Learning Support

  • Mental Health

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • External Auditing

  • Personal Care

  • Secondary Education

  • Working With Children

  • Chemistry

  • Due Diligence

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Teaching

  • Management

  • Organizational Skills

  • Resilience

  • Writing

  • Time Management

  • Willingness To Learn

  • Administrative Functions

  • Communication

  • Enthusiasm

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.