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Salary scales

Our pay scales are based on local and national local government negotiations.


Appointment to a job with us is usually to a particular grade within the relevant pay scale.

The grade and relevant salary scale for a particular job will be displayed on the job advert or accompanying job specification.

Salary scales 2019 to 2020

Table showing our 2019 to 2020 salary scales and pay points.
GradePay pointAnnual salaryHourly rate
Grade 2 1 £17,363 £9.00
Grade 3 2 £17,710  £9.18
Grade 4 3 £18,064 £9.36
Grade 5 4 £18,426 £9.55
5 £18,794 £9.74
Grade 6 6 £19,169 £9.94
7 £19,606 £10.16
Grade 7 8 £20,190 £10.47
9 £20,801 £10.78
10 £21,410 £11.10
11 £22,019 £11.41
Grade 8 12 £22,628 £11.73
13 £23,237 £12.05
14 £23,847 £12.36
15 £24,455 £12.68
Grade 9 16 £25,064 £12.99
17 £25,673 £13.31
18 £26,282 £13.62
19 £26,890 £13.94
Grade 10 20 £27,914 £14.47
21 £28,935 £15.00
22 £29,957 £15.53
23 £30,980 £16.06
Grade 11 24 £32,032 £16.60
25 £33,084 £17.15
26 £34,135 £17.69
27 £35,187 £18.24
Grade 12 28 £36,266 £18.80
29 £37,344 £19.36
30 £38,424 £19.92
31 £39,503 £20.48
Grade 13 32 £40,664 £21.08
33 £41,825 £21.68
34 £42,986 £22.28
35 £44,148 £22.88
Grade 14 36 £45,918 £23.80
37 £47,688 £24.72
38 £49,459 £25.64
39 £51,231 £26.56
Grade 15 40 £52,999 £27.47
41 £54,770 £28.39
42 £56,541 £29.31
43 £58,310 £30.23
Grade 16 44 £60,137 £31.17
45 £61,964 £32.12 
46 £63,789 £33.07
47 £65,615 £34.01

Chief officer salary scales 2019 to 2020

Table showing chief officer pay scales and pay points.
GradePay pointAnnual salaryMonthly salary
17 48 £78,487 £6,540.58
49 £80,449 £6,704.08
50 £82,412 £6,867.67
51 £84,374 £7,031.17
52 £86,337 £7,194.75
18 53 £89,929 £7,494.08
54 £92,178 £7,681.50
55 £94,428 £7,869.00
56 £96,675 £8,056.25
57 £98,924 £8,243.67
19 58 £94,942 £7,911.83
59 £97,315 £8,109.58
60 £99,689 £8,307.42
61 £102,063 £8,505.25
62 £104,437 £8,703.08
20 63 £114,714 £9,559.50
64 £117,582 £9,798.50
65 £120,449 £10,037.42
66 £123,318 £10,276.50
67 £126,185 £10,515.42