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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 2020
  • 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 2020 to 31 March 2021. Our next report on salaries of £50,000 or more will include salaries as at 1 April 2021, and be published no later than 30 April 2022.

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 Adults, Housing and Health Adults, Housing and Health £150,001 £155,000
Corporate Director of Children's Services Children's Services £140,001 £145,000
Corporate Director of Finance, Governance and Property Finance, Governance and Property £130,001 £135,000
Director of Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud £120,001 £125,000
Director of Place Place £120,001 £125,000
Director of Public Health Adults, Housing and Health £115,001 £120,000
Director of HR, OD and Transformation HR, OD and Transformation £105,001 £110,000
Director of Strategy, Communications and Customer Services Strategy, Communications and Customer Services £105,001 £110,000
Director of Adult Social Care and Community Development Adults, Housing and Health £105,001 £110,000
Integrated Care Director 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 – Property and Development Finance, Governance and Property £95,001 £100,000
Assistant Director – Lower Thames Crossing and Major Transport Projects Place £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 – Housing Management Adults, Housing and Health £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Counter Fraud and Investigation Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Street Scene and Leisure Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Finance Finance, Governance and Property £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Legal Finance, Governance and Property £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Planning and Growth Place £90,001 £95,000
Assistant Director – Highways, Fleet and Logistics Environment, Highways and Counter Fraud £85,001 £90,000
Assistant Director – Customer Services Strategy, Communications and Customer Services £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
£150,001 £155,000 1
£140,001 £145,000 1
£135,001 £140,000 0
£130,001 £135,000 1
£125,001 £130,000 0
£120,001 £125,000 2
£115,001 £120,000 1
£110,001 £115,000 0
£105,001 £110,000 3
£100,001 £105,000 0
£95,001 £100,000 5*
£90,001 £95,000 10*
£85,001 £90,000 2
£80,001 £85,000 0
£75,001 £80,000 19
£70,001 £75,000 16
£65,001 £70,000 16
£60,001 £65,000 33
£55,001 £60,000 17
£50,000 £55,000 98
Total of all posts above £50,000: 226

* Includes posts partly funded by other organisations.