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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 2021
  • 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 2021 to 31 March 2022. Our next report on salaries of £50,000 or more will include salaries as at 1 April 2022, and be published no later than 30 April 2023.

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 £180,001 £185,000
Corporate Director of Children's Services Children's Services £140,001 £145,000
Corporate Director of Adults, Housing and Health Adults, Housing and Health £130,001 £135,000
Corporate Director of Resources and Place Delivery Resources and Place Delivery £130,001 £135,000
Director of Place Place £120,001 £125,000
Director of Public Realm Public Realm £120,001 £125,000
Director of HR, OD and Transformation HR, OD and Transformation £105,001 £110,000
Director of Strategy, Engagement and Growth Strategy, Engagement and Growth £105,001 £110,000
Integrated Care Director – post joint-funded by the NHS Adults, Housing and Health £95,001 £100,000
Assistant Director – Children's Social Care and Early Help Children's Services £95,001 £100,000
Assistant Director – Education and Learning Children's Services £95,001 £100,000
Assistant Director – Lower Thames Crossing and Place Delivery Place £95,001 £100,000
Assistant Director – Planning, Transport and Public Protection Place £95,001 £100,000
Assistant Director – Legal Resources and Place Delivery £95,001 £100,000
Assistant Director and Consultant in Public Health Adults, Housing and Health £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director and Consultant in Public Health Adults, Housing and Health £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Adult Social Care and Community Development Adults, Housing and Health £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Street Scene and Leisure Public Realm £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Counter Fraud and Investigation Public Realm £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Finance Resources and Place Delivery £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Economic Growth and Partnerships Strategy, Engagement and Growth £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Transformation HR, OD and Transformation £85,001 £90,000
Assistant Director – Highways, Fleet and Logistics Public Realm £85,001 £90,000
Assistant Director – Customer Services Strategy, Engagement and Growth £85,001 £90,000

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
£180,001 £185,000 1
£140,001 £145,000 1
£135,001 £140,000 0
£130,001 £135,000 2
£125,001 £130,000 0
£120,001 £125,000 2
£115,001 £120,000 0
£110,001 £115,000 0
£105,001 £110,000 2
£100,001 £105,000 0
£95,001 £100,000 6*
£90,001 £95,000 7
£85,001 £90,000 3
£80,001 £85,000 0
£75,001 £80,000 20
£70,001 £75,000 24
£65,001 £70,000 8
£60,001 £65,000 40
£55,001 £60,000 36
£50,000 £55,000 91
Total of all posts above £50,000: 243

* Includes posts partly funded by other organisations.