Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Questions (74)

David Cullinane

Question:

74. Deputy David Cullinane asked the Minister for Finance the yearly wage cost of a whole-time accountant at the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General. [38691/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

The majority of the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General’s staff are either qualified accountants or are training to become qualified accountants (the exception being seven administration / corporate services staff members).

The Trainee Auditor pay-scale ranges from €33,630 to €52,519

All other employees’ salaries and wages are in line with the general civil service pay-scales as follows:

- The Auditor pay-scale is equivalent to Higher Executive Officer

- The Senior Auditor pay-scale is equivalent to Assistant Principal

- The Deputy Director pay-scale is equivalent to Principal Officer

- The Director of Audit is equivalent to Assistant Secretary