The pay and grading structure for staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas is outlined in the table below with a summary of the relevant salary scale. The salaries and allowances of Members can be viewed in the TDs & Senators section of our website.
Salary scale PPC
Salary scale non-PPC
|Clerk of the Dáil||€188,750||€179,384||Annual|
|Director (PO (higher))||€92,172-€113,072||€87,685-€107,548||Annual|
|Principal Officer (standard)||€85,823-€105,552||€81,661-€100,402||Annual|
|Advisory Counsel Grade III||€66,534-€92,817||€63,370- €88,295||Annual|
|AO Higher Scale||€44,719-€62,454||€42,573-€59,422||Annual|
|AO Standard Scale||€31,848-€60,486||€30,339-€57,549||Annual|
|Head Usher/Deputy Head Usher||€678.26-€765.95||€646.04-€729.35||Weekly (average 2 salary scales)|
|Usher Grade Team Leader||€32,460-€49,960||€30,923-€47,553||Annual|
|Superintendent's Section: Usher Grade III,
Services Officer, Porter,
Service Attendant, Cleaner
|€433.50-€590.92||€429.05-€567.39||Weekly (average of 5 salary scales)|
|Translator Grad I||€69,931-€86,642||€66,558-€82,438||Annual|
|Translator Grad II||€60,967-€74,102||€58,006-€70,521||Annual|
|Translator Grad III||€30,988-€64,981||€32,689-€61,822||Annual|
All payscales for the grades listed above can be found here. For each grade there are two payscales:
- PPC (Personal Pension Contribution) Payscale - These rates apply where the appointee is a new entrant to the civil service or an existing civil or public servant appointed on or after 6th April 1995 and is required to make a personal pension contribution.
- Non-PPC (Personal Pension Contribution) Payscale - These rates apply where the appointee is a civil or public servant recruited before 6th April 1995 and who is not required to make a Personal Pension Contribution.
Last updated: 10 January 2019