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Department of Health: Pay

Department of Health written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Philip Davies Philip Davies Conservative, Shipley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the (a) mean and (b) median pay was for staff in his Department who were (i) male, (ii) female, (iii) white, (iv) from an ethnic minority background, (v) disabled and (vi) non-disabled in the most recent year for which information is available, broken down by (A) full-time and (B) part-time workers.

Photo of David Mowat David Mowat The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

A breakdown of Departmental staff pay data in respect of gender, ethnicity, disability and employment status is provided in the following table. This data is effective as at 31 January 2017 and is based on those who declared these protected characteristics. The calculation of mean and median pay for part time staff is based on the full time equivalent salary.

Category

Mean

Median

Full Time

Part Time

Full Time

Part Time

Male

£46,351

£53,350

£42,269

£50,540

Female

£42,967

£44,441

£38,343

£42,269

White

£46,208

£47,660

£44,985

£47,307

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic

£37,005

£38,338

£31,602

£32,218

Disabled

£44,237

£39,766

£37,316

£35,135

Not Disabled

£44,396

£46,581

£40,469

£46,827

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