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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 2018
  • 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 2018 to 31 March 2019. Our next report on salaries of £50,000 or more will include salaries as at 1 April 2019, and be published no later than 30 April 2020.

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 £175,000 £180,000
Corporate Director of Place Place £135,000 £140,000
Corporate Director of Children's Services Children's Services £135,000 £140,000
Corporate Director of Adults, Housing and Health Adults, Housing and Health £135,000 £140,000
Director of Public Health Adults, Housing and Health £110,000 £115,000
Director of Finance, IT and Legal Finance, IT and Legal £100,000 £105,000
Assistant Director of Planning, Transport and Public Protection Place £100,000 £105,000
Director of Commercial Services Commercial Services and Commissioning £95,000 £100,000
Director of Environment and Highways Environment and Highways £95,000 £100,000
Director of HR, OD and Transformation HR, OD and Transformation £95,000 £100,000
Director of Strategy, Communications and Customer Services Strategy, Communications and Customer Services £95,000 £100,000
Assistant Director of Adult Social Care and Community Development Adults, Housing and Health £95,000 £100,000
Assistant Director of Children's Social Care and Early Help Children's Services £95,000 £100,000
Assistant Director of Digital and Communication Technologies Finance, IT and Legal £95,000 £100,000
Assistant Director of Property and Development Place £95,000 £100,000
Assistant Director and Consultant in Public Health Adults, Housing and Health £85,000 £90,000
Assistant Director of Counter Fraud and Investigation Finance, IT and Legal £85,000 £90,000
Assistant Director of Housing Management Adults, Housing and Health £85,000 £90,000
Assistant Director of Legal Finance, IT and Legal £85,000 £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
£175,000 £180,000 1
£135,001 £140,000 3
£130,001 £135,000 0
£125,001 £130,000 0
£120,001 £125,000 0
£115,001 £120,000 0
£110,001 £115,000 1
£105,001 £110,000 0
£100,001 £105,000 2
£95,001 £100,000 8
£90,001 £95,000 0
£85,001 £90,000 4
£80,001 £85,000 0
£75,001 £80,000 0
£70,001 £75,000 16
£65,001 £70,000 19
£60,001 £65,000 26
£55,001 £60,000 15
£50,000 £55,000 20
Total of all posts above £50,000: 115