Executive Remuneration Reporting

Executive and Highly Paid Remuneration Reporting 2017-18

As a Commonwealth Entity we provide an annual update of the remuneration paid to senior executives and other highly paid employees in the Department of Social Services. The information is disclosed at an aggregate level and averaged over the respective remuneration bands.

Table A includes remuneration paid to executives in the 2017-18 financial year. Table B includes remuneration paid to other highly paid staff in 2017-18 over $200,001 per annum. The average reportable remuneration is based on reportable salary, allowances, any bonus paid and contributed superannuation as reported in an individual’s payment summary.

Table A: Remuneration paid to executives in 2017-18

Total remuneration* Executives No. Average reportable salary $* Average contributed superannuation $ Average allowances $ Average bonus paid $ Average total remuneration $
$200,000 and less 38 98,479 17,337 0 0 115,990
$200,001 to $225,000 8 185,942 31,732 0 0 218,049
$225,001 to $250,000 21 202,492 32,508 0 0 236,198
$250,001 to $275,000 11 218,971 41,777 0 0 263,729
$275,001 to $300,000 4 257,614 36,547 0 0 294,160
$300,001 to $325,000 9 268,249 43,677 0 0 312,180
$375,001 to $575,000 4 385,564 63,799 0 0 449,538
Total number of Executives 95** - - - - -

*The reportable salary includes vehicle, other taxable allowances and non-cash benefits.
**These figures include employees who commenced employment with the department during the year.

Table B: Remuneration paid to highly paid non-SES staff in 2017-18

Total remuneration* Executives No. Average reportable salary $* Average contributed superannuation $ Average allowances $ Average bonus paid $ Average total remuneration $
$200,001 to $225,000 3 185,206 23,770 0 0 208,976
Total Number of Highly Paid Staff 3** - - - - -

*The reportable salary includes vehicle, other taxable allowances and non-cash benefits.
**These figures include employees who commenced employment with the department during the year.

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