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 Home Office.

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 2011

Datasets for senior staff and junior staff at the Commission can be downloaded from the Home Office website.

The information in these datasets details salaries, posts, job titles and teams, and is correct as of September 2011.  Further information about the publication of Public Bodies' structure and salaries can also be found on the Home Office website.

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:-


Generic Title

Pay Range

Civil Service Equivalent

Level 1


£15,000.00 -

Administrative Officer

Level 2


£20,056.30 -

Executive Officer

Level 3


£26,815.80 -

Higher Executive Officer

Level 4


£34,224.75 -

Senior Executive Officer

Level 5

Head of/ Senior professional

£43,680.00 -

Grade 7



£55,000.00 -

SCS1 and 1A


Group Director

£90,000.00 -


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.

Salary data for 2010

Organisational structure

The organisational structure for the Commission (as of June 2010) can be downloaded:

Salary datasets

The following staff pay and post datasets (as of June 2010) can be downloaded:

This information is also available on the GEO website

Media enquiries

If you work in the media and wish to speak to our press office, please call 020 3117 0255 (out of hours mobile 07767 272 818)

See also:

> Commission expenditure details

> Commission tenders for contract

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