Freedom of information response

Council Employees

Publication date: 
Monday 21 October 2019
Request: 

How many persons does your council employ?

How many council employees are employed as apprentices, and how much is their pay per hour?

How many council employees are employed on a salary equal or less than a full-time equivalent of £14,942.20 per year?

How many council employees are employed on a salary equal to or less than a full-time equivalent of £16,380 (in London £19,201) per year?

How many council employees are employed on a salary equal to or less than a full-time equivalent of £29,588 per year?

How many council employees are employed on a salary equal to or greater than a full-time equivalent of £46,351 per year?

What are the non-pecuniary benefits or expenses available to stage employed in roles with full-time equivalent salaries equal to or greater than £46,351 per year?

Response: 

1. 2582

2. We currently have 34 apprentices. We pay apprentices based on their age so Please see the below figures.

Under 18 - £4.35

18 to 20  - £6.15

21 to 24 - £7.70

25 and over - £8.21

3. 37

4. 6 (This does not include the 37 in question 3)

5. 1714 (The answers from Q3 & Q4 are not included in this figure)

6. 268

7. There are a number of non-pecuniary benefits available to employees regardless of annual salary, these include things such as flexible working. More detail is available on our website https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/council-terms-and-conditions-of-employment/employment-benefits

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Request reference:
FOI 9441