Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Questions (12)

Michael Colreavy

Question:

10 Deputy Michael Colreavy asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide, in a tabular form, the number of public servants in receipt of annual salaries in the following pay parameters; €0-€20,000; €20,001-€30,000; €30,001-€40,000; €40,001-€50,000; €50,001-€60,000; €60,001-€70,000; €70,001-€80,000; €80,001-€90,000; €90,001-€100,000; €100,001-€125,000; €125,001-€150,000; €150,001-€175,000; €175,001-€200,000; and more than €200,000. [32376/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Expenditure)

The estimated breakdown of employee numbers on a whole time equivalent basis (based on a whole time equivalent figure of 300,000) by salary range within the public service (excluding Commercial State Companies) in 2011 is set out in the Table.

Pay Parameters

Numbers

€0-€20,000

19,442

€20,001-€30,000

26,749

€30,001-€40,000

66,504

€40,001-€50,000

68,935

€50,001-€60,000

44,019

€60,001-€70,000

30,315

€70,001-€80,000

22,285

€80,001-€90,000

10,814

€90,001-€100,000

4,146

€100,001-€125,000

3,043

€125,001-€150,000

1,212

Over €150,000

2,536

Total

300,000

The above salary figures include the reduction imposed on the remuneration rates of public servants under the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest (No 2) Act 2009 effective from 1 January 2010. However, the salary ranges exclude the impact on gross salaries of the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Act 2009 which imposed a pension related deduction on the salary of public servants of an average of some 7% effective from March 2009.