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Salaries of £50,000 or more

We list the annual salaries of all staff that earn over £50,000. Salary information is shown in £5,000 bands. The list:

  • includes salaries of staff earning over £50,000 per year as at 1 April 2017
  • does not include consultants – their costs are published as payments to suppliers

No bonuses or 'benefits in kind' were received by staff whose job titles are listed.

The information in the tables below can be downloaded as a document that also includes the role responsibilities for each post.

This publication covers the period from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018. Our next report on salaries of £50,000 or more will include salaries as at 1 April 2018, and be published no later than 30 April 2019.

Our organisation chart shows the senior management structure for the top 3 levels of the council.

Job title Service area Pay range lower end Pay range upper end
Chief Executive Thurrock Council £170,000 £175,000
Corporate Director of Environment and Place Environment and Place £130,001 £135,000
Corporate Director Children's Services Children's Services £130,001 £135,000
Corporate Director of Adults, Housing and Health Adults, Housing and Health £125,001 £130,000
Director of Public Health Adults, Housing and Health £105,001 £110,000
Director of Commercial Services Commercial Services and Commissioning £95,001 £100,000
Director of Finance and IT Finance and IT £95,001 £100,000
Director of HR, OD and Transformation HR, OD and Transformation £95,001 £100,000
Director Strategy, Communications and Customer Services Strategy, Communications and Customer Services £95,001 £100,000
Head of Planning and Growth Environment and Place £95,001 £100,000
Director of Legal Legal £90,001* £95,000*
Head of Adult Social Care and Community Development Adults, Housing and Health £90,001 £95,000
Head of Care and Targeted Outcomes Children's Services £90,001 £95,000
Head of Transportation and Highways Environment and Place £90,001 £95,000
Head of Environment Environment and Place £90,001 £95,000
Head of Housing Management Adults, Housing and Health £85,001 £90,000
Consultant in Public Health Adults, Housing and Health £85,001 £90,000

* Proportion of salary is paid by another authority where a joint working agreement is in place.

Summary

Total numbers of posts with staff receiving salaries in each £5,000 band is as follows.

Pay range lower end Pay range upper end Posts in salary band
£170,000 £175,000 1
£130,001 £135,000 2
£125,001 £130,000 1
£120,001 £125,000 0
£115,001 £120,000 0
£110,001 £115,000 0
£105,001 £110,000 1
£100,001 £105,000 0
£95,001 £100,000 5
£90,001 £95,000 6
£85,001 £90,000 2
£80,001 £85,000 0
£75,001 £80,000 0
£70,001 £75,000 12
£65,001 £70,000 11
£60,001 £65,000 38
£55,001 £60,000 20
£50,000 £55,000 10
Total of all posts above £50,000: 109