The pay multiple of the council's workforce, defined as the ratio between the highest taxable earnings (including base salary, variable pay, bonuses, allowances, and the cash value of benefits-in-kind) and the median earnings figure.
We publish this information annually under the Local Government Transparency Code.
|Pay Level Multiple||As of March 2021||Policy for 2021/2022 to maintain chief officers' pay within the following multiples|
|The lowest paid employee and high paid chief officer||1:6||1:10|
|The lowest paid employee and average (median) chief officer||1:4||1:7|
|The lowest paid employee and average (mean) chief officer||1:4||1:7|
|The average (median) pay for all employees and the highest paid chief officer||1:4||1:7|
We publish our pay level multiples in our annual Pay Policy Statement.