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Appendix H-Additional human resource statistics

This appendix addresses the requirement for us to publish a range of human resource statistics. It includes:

  • a profile of our workforce by classification and location;
  • a profile of our workforce by gender, tenure and hours of work;
  • the salary scales available by classification; and
  • details of the extra salary payments made to non-Senior Executive Service (SES) staff on Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) in 2007-08.

These statistics include non-ongoing staff as at 30 June 2007 and 2008, but exclude inoperative and casual staff unless noted otherwise.

Table H.1 Workforce profile by classification and location

  APS 1-4 and equivalent APS 5-6 and equivalent EL1 and equivalent EL2 and equivalent SES/SEC and equivalent Holder of public office Totala
  06-07 07-08 06-07 07-08 06-07 07-08 06-07 07-08 06-07 07-08 06-07 07-08 06-07 07-08
Employees and public office holders
ACT 196 177 337 337 280 291 193 175 44 40 1 3 1,057 1,023
NSW 8 6 35 38 11 10 1 1 - - - - 55 55
Vic. 3 3 27 32 10 8 1 2 - - - - 41 45
Qld 2 3 34 35 13 12 6 6 - - - - 55 56
SA 1 - 12 14 5 6 4 4 - - - - 22 24
WA 5 3 26 17 13 10 5 3 - - - - 49 33
Tas. - - 3 3 1 1 - - - - - - 4 4
NT 1 - 5 5 3 2 - - - - 1 - 10 7
Norfolk Island - - - - 1 - - - - - 1 - 2 -
Total 216 192 479 481 337 340 210 191 44 40 3 3 1,289 1,247

APS = Australian Public Service, EL = Executive level, SEC = Secretary

Note: 'Equivalent' staff include employees performing legal, public affairs, transport safety investigation or other specialist duties.

a As part of machinery-of-government changes, 65 staff transferred to the Attorney-General's Department during 2007-08.

Table H.2 Workforce gender profile by tenure and hours of work

  Female Male Total
  2006-07 2007-08 2006-07 2007-08 2006-07 2007-08
Employees other than Indian Ocean Territories staff
Holder of public office 1 1 2 2 3 3
Ongoing full-time 477 471 657 651 1128 1122
Ongoing part-time 67 60 13 14 80 74
Non-ongoing full-time 29 18 30 18 59 36
Non-ongoing part-time 8 5 11 7 19 12
Total 582 555 707 692 1,289 1,247

Table H.3 Salary ranges ($) for departmental employees by classification

  30 June 2005 ($) 30 June 2006 ($) 30 June 2007 ($) 30 June 2008 ($)
APS1 31,202-34,369 33,748-37,174 33,748-37,174 35,098-38,661
APS2 35,337-43,534 38,221-42,197 38,221-42,197 39,750-43,885
Graduate 37,600-37,600 43,608-43,608 43,608-43,608 45,353-45,353
APS3 40,318-52,881 43,608-63,257 43,608-47,086 45,353-48,969
APS4 44,671-52,881 48,316-54,996 48,316-52,502 50,249-54,602
APS5 49,871-59,263 53,941-64,337 53,941-64,099 56,098-59,850
APS6 54,072-85,627 58,484-89,052 58,484-80,902 60,824-84,138
EL1 69,267-93,987 74,920-97,746 74,920-112,975 77,916-117,494
EL2 79,571-122,557 86,064-150,000 86,064-156,000 89,507-162,240
SES1 134,906-178,433 130,977-175,000 130,000-175,500 135,200-182,520
SES2 174,115-178,433 152,246-185,000 170,000-200,000 156,000-208,000
SES3 214,626-214,626 182,471-195,000 186,000-210,000 187,200-218,400
Secretary The Secretary's remuneration is as determined by the Prime Minister after taking into account the recommendations of the Remuneration Tribunal.

Notes: Salary includes allowance and 'at-risk' pay, but excludes employer superannuation contributions and other non-salary benefits payable to staff in the Department.

Different pay scales may apply to specialist staff, junior staff and non-ongoing employees engaged in intermittent or irregular duties. For more information, please see the Department's collective agreement for 2006-09 www.infrastructure.gov.au/department/about/agreement.aspx.

Table H.4 Details of performance pay for non-SES staff on AWAs in 2007-08

Classification Number of people paid Total cost of payments ($) Average payment ($) Range of payments ($)
EL2 and equivalent 3 18,253 6,084 5,000-7,628

Notes: The table shows the actual performance pay paid in the 2007-08 financial year.

Equivalent staff may include employees performing legal, public affairs, transport safety investigation or other specialist duties

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