Wednesday, 4 February 2004

Questions (148)

Joan Burton

Question:

239 Ms Burton asked the Minister for Finance the maximum salary payable in respect of the positions of clerical officer (higher scale), higher executive officer (higher scale), administrative officer (higher scale), assistant principal (higher scale), principal (higher), assistant secretary, deputy secretary, second secretary, secretary general in the civil service (details supplied) in the years 1953, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1993 and 2003. [3339/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Finance)

The requested payscales are in the following table. All rates are those applying on 31 December of each year and are shown in euro terms. Higher scales were introduced for the clerical officer, higher executive officer and administrative officer grades as part of PCW restructuring in the 1995-97 period. Prior to 1977 separate lower scales called "A scales" existed for single men and women, the scales shown here are the "B scales" which applied to married men. The grade of second secretary has the same payscale as Secretary General, standard scale, so separate scales are not listed. The scales for deputy secretary in 1953 are not available. This grade does not exist in most Departments.

I would take the opportunity to advise the Deputy that current payscales for main Civil Service grades are published on my Department's website.

31-Dec-53

31-Dec-63

31-Dec-73

31-Dec-83

31-Dec-93

31-Dec-03

Secretary General (standard)

3,067.69

4,285.37

9,881.10

41,376.95

78,142.22

157,413.00

Deputy Secretary

3,929.84

8,988.48

36,708.13

68,407.14

125,930.00

Assistant Secretary

2,606.77

3,644.15

8,102.20

32,040.57

58,678.41

106,441.00

Principal (Higher)

2,369.33

3,256.88

7,113.07

27,375.55

52,868.08

84,371.00

Principal (standard)

2,139.51

2,964.84

6,501.06

25,507.77

49,279.80

78,627.00

Assistant Principal (Higher)

1,908.42

2,647.40

5,856.03

22,148.04

41,216.97

66,144.00

Assistant Principal (standard)

1,670.98

2,368.06

5,287.19

20,093.61

37,421.72

60,057.00

Administrative Officer (Higher)

45,508.00

Administrative Officer (standard)

1,441.15

2,006.19

4,538.04

17,229.08

27,708.22

44,029.00

Higher Executive Officer (Higher)

45,508.00

Higher Executive Officer (standard)

1,441.15

2,006.19

4,538.04

17,229.08

27,708.22

44,029.00

Clerical Officer (Higher)

28,935.00

Clerical Officer (standard)

718.67

1,033.58

2,741.63

11,860.51

17,690.59

28,321.00