Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Questions (184)

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire


184. Deputy Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire asked the Minister for Education and Skills the estimated cost of employing ten new educational psychologists. [51325/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

I can inform the Deputy that the average direct pay and non-pay cost per annum of employing an Educational Psychologist in my Departments NEPS service is €75,000 per annum. The estimated annual additional cost, therefore, of employing ten psychologists would be €0.75m.