Pay:Written question - 228578

Q
(Ashfield)
Asked on: 20 March 2015
Department for Education
Pay
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the average hourly pay is of employees in her Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black, Asian or other minority ethnic group.
A
Answered by: Mr Nick Gibb
Answered on: 25 March 2015

The Department for Education pays staff an annual salary and not an hourly rate of pay. The average gross pay of employees in the Department, split by ethnicity, is listed in Table 1 below that includes the Department’s three Executive Agencies. Not all employees choose to declare their ethnicity and the information has been calculated from the payroll records of staff who have provided this information.

Table 1: Average gross annual salaries for staff as at September 2014 (the date of the Department’s last equal pay audit) split by grade.

White

BME

EA

£19,066

£20,971

EO

£24,210

£25,510

HEO

£29,884

£31,112

SEO

£37,444

£37,488

GRADE 7

£50,387

£51,090

GRADE 6

£62,939

£62,485

Senior Civil Servants

£84,597

£88,501

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