Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Questions (249)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

249. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide in tabular form, the number of public sector employees who will be subject to the provisions of the Croke Park II agreement whose salary and allowances fall into the following bands less than €65,000; €65,000 to €150,000; €150,000 to €185,000 and more than €185,000 together with the estimated pre-Croke Park II 2013 gross salaries and allowances, 2013 net salaries and allowances after tax and deductions and the post-Croke Park II 2013 gross salaries and allowances, 2013 net salaries and allowances after tax and deductions. [12352/13]

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The closest data currently available within the Department to those sought by the Deputy are the estimated breakdown of employee numbers on a whole time equivalent basis (based on a whole time equivalent figure of 292,000) by salary range within the public service is set out in Table 1. The impacts of Income Tax, Universal Social Charge, Pension Related Deduction, Employee P.R.S.I. and Pension Contributions have been based on the mid point of the relevant salary range and are included in the Table also. Estimates are based on a single individual subject to social insurance deductions under Class A.

Salary Range

Numbers

Gross Pay Mid Point in Range

Net Pay Mid Point in Range

Gross Pay after proposed pay reduction on Mid Point in Range

Net Pay Mid Point in Range

0 to 65,000

252,767

32,500

€24,187

*32,500

€24,187

65,000 to 150,000

36,512

107,500

€53,391

100,900

€50,884

150,000+

2,721

175,000

€79,020

162,750

€74,369

292,000

*The proposed Pay Reduction does not affect salary rates below €65,000 per annum.