Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Questions (47)

Sean Fleming

Question:

47 Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade 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 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. [32793/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Foreign)

Details of the estimated cost of increments in 2012 for HQ-based staff in each salary-band are included in the table below. It takes account of increments already granted and assumes that all increments due for later in the year are granted. The overall allocation for pay in respect of the staff in question in 2012 is just over €55m and the cost of increments represents 0.31% of that amount.

Category (€)

Total Numberof Employees

Increments

0 — 40,000

693

52,607.76

40,001 — 50,000

156

17,929.11

50,001 — 60,000

134

20,859.61

60,001 — 70,000

38

5,611.27

70,001 — 80,000

165

32,151.99

80,001 — 90,000

55

16,663.75

90,001 — 100,000

64

15,308.28

100,001+

61

10,684.75

Total

1366

171,816.54