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Senior salaries

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The table below shows our senior management pay grades.  

We also publish salaries which exceed £50,000 which can be found below and also in our statement of accounts.

These figures include fees and allowances. 

For more information about the senior managers at director level please visit the Council departments and management team page.

You can also download the Icon for pdf Organisational chart of the top three tiers [141.42KB].

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Chief officers pay at 1 April 2019

Job titleBand startBand top
Chief Executive£90,000


Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer Service£70,000£85,000
Director Development£65,000


Director Corporate Services£65,000£80,000
City Treasurer£60,000£70,000
Chief Environmental Health Officer/Deputy Director£45,000


Monitoring Officer**£45,000£55,000

*These figures are NET budgets. For a more detailed breakdown please visit the Council spending section. 

** Monitoring Officer is a Statutory Officer but not a Chief Officer.

Senior Salaries in excess of £50,000

The table below shows senior salaries in excess of £50,000 in brackets of £5,000 from 1 April 2019.

£50,000 - £55,0001
£55,000 - £60,0000
£60,000 - £65,0001
£65,000 - £70,0001
£70,000 - £75,0000
£75,000 - £80,0002
80,000 - £85,0001
£85,000 - £90,0000
£90,000 - £95,0001
£95,000 - £100,0000
£100,000 - £105,0000
£105,000 - £110,0000
£110,000 - £114,9990
£115,000 +0


Senior Officer's roles and responsibilities at 1 April 2019

RoleNumber of staffResponsibilities

Chief Executive 01.04.18 - 18.05.18 pro-rata

  623 / 13

The Chief Executive has overall management and operational responsibility for the Council (623) and also direct responsibility for Policy and External Relations (13).
Deputy Chief Executive and Director Customer Services



Customer Services includes, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, ICT, Revenues and Benefits, Customer Contact Centre, Property, Waste Management, Parks and Street Scene, Operational Estate and Engineering.
Director Development         93Development includes, Planning Management, Housing and Planning Policy, City Development, Environmental Health.
Director Corporate Services        74Corporate Services includes, Member Services, Workforce and Civics, Legal Services, Electoral Services, Finance, Communities and Engagement and Homelessness and Housing.
City Treasurer        17 *Accountancy Services
Chief Environmental Health Officer/Deputy Director       53 *Environmental Health
Head of Shared Service/Deputy      146 *Revenues and Benefits Shared Service and Customer Contact Centre
Monitoring Officer       15*Legal and Member Services

*Figures also included in the Director totals

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