Tuesday, 1 October 2019

Questions (502)

Marc MacSharry

Question:

502. Deputy Marc MacSharry asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the estimated cost of hiring an additional economist and statistician, respectively, to his Department. [39489/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The estimated cost of hiring an additional economist and statistician to the Department is approximately €95000. This estimate is based on point 1 of each scale with Employer PRSI of 10% as of September 2019.   The precise cost would be determined by the individuals' scale point on joining the Department.