Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Ceisteanna (538)

Willie Penrose

Ceist:

538. Deputy Willie Penrose asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the estimated full-year cost of recruiting three additional full-time archaeologists for his Department, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53332/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Agriculture)

As of 1 January 2020, the pay scale of an archaeologist commences at €31,687 rising incrementally to €66,118.  Full details of the pay scale is listed in the tables: 

Point

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Salary

31,687

33,971

34,582

37,630

40,688

43,747

46,807

48,696

Point

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

Salary

50,580

52,476.

54,360

56,249

58,139

60,024

61,921

64,022

66,118

Upon recruitment, a full-time archaeologist is placed on point one of the scale.  Therefore, the full-year cost to this Department of recruiting three new archaeologists at the first point of the scale is €95,061.