Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Questions (200, 201)

Sean Fleming

Question:

203 Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality in respect of 2011 the best estimate for 2012 of the number of persons in the justice sectors the following salary ranges: less than €40,000; between €40,001 to €50,000; between €50,001 to €60,000; between €60,001 to €70,000; between €70,001 to €80,000; between €80,001 to €90,000; between €90,001 to €100,000; and more than €100,001; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32734/12]

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Sean Fleming

Question:

204 Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Justice and Equality in respect of 2011, the best estimate for 2012 of the number of persons in the following salary ranges, the total cost of the increments in respect of the persons in each of these salary ranges: less than €40,000 between €40,001 - €50,000; between €50,001 - €60,000; between €60,001 - €70,000; between €70,001 - €80,000; between €80,001 - €90,000; between €90,001 - €100,000; and more than €100,001; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [32796/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice and Equality)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 203 and 204 together.

The information requested by the Deputy in respect of the Department and agencies staffed by the Department is set out in the table below.

The salary bands include staff employed both on a full-time and a work-sharing basis.

Income Band

Number of Staff 2011

Number of staff 2012

Up to €40,000

960

960

€40,001-€50,000

370

314

€50,001-€60,000

350

347

€60,001-€70,000

158

164

€70,001-€80,000

157

127

€80,001-€90,000

32

37

€90,001-€100,000

52

45

Greater than €100,000

56

52

The monetary value of increments paid in 2011 was in the region of €840,000 and is estimated to be in the region of €817,000 for 2012. It is not possible to provide these figures according to salary bands.