Salary information

Transparency on staff salary data

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is the independent regulator for equality, human rights and good relations in Britain. We are a statutory body established under the Equality Act 2006 and our sponsor government department is the Department for Culture and Sport.

Commission employees are subject to levels of remuneration and terms and conditions of service (including pensions) within the general pay structure agreed with the Government Equalities Office (GEO) and the Treasury.

The information here has been published in line with the Government’s Transparency Agenda.

Salary datasets for 2013

The information in these datasets details salaries, posts, job titles and teams, and is correct as of September 2013.

September 2013 -  Junior staff pay | Senior staff posts and pay

March 2013 - Junior staff pay | Senior staff posts and pay

Organisational structure

An interactive organogram based on the information in the staff datasets can be accessed from the public data website.

Grading structure

The Commission has an agreed grading structure as detailed below:-

Level Generic Title Pay Grade Civil Service Equivelant
Level 1 Administrator £16,000.00 - £19,333.00 Administrative Officer
Level 2 Co-ordinator £21,056.30 - £24,778.00 Executive Officer
Level 3 Officer £27,315.80 - £32,995.00 Higher Executive Officer
Level 4 Manager £32,724.75 - £42,000.00 Senior Executive Officer
Level 5 Head of/ Senior Professional £44,180.00 - £53,493.00 Grade 7 
Level 6 Deputy Director £55,500.00 Grade 6
n/a  Director £60,000.00 - £90,000.00 SCS1 and 1A
n/a Executive Director £90,000.00 - £130,000.00 SCS2

For London based employees in Levels 1-5, the pay range minimum and maximum are increased by £3,200 on account of a London weighting allowance.

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Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014