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Gender pay gap in senior leadership

Table 2.3 shows the change in senior leadership pay gap over the last five years. It shows that the average salary of female senior leaders has been around 9% lower than their male counterparts over the last five years. As at 30 June 2015 the gender pay gap in senior leadership was 8.9%. This is low compared to the gender pay gap for all management roles (13.7%) and compared to the Public Service as a whole (14.0%).

Further information on pay for senior leaders is discussed in the Remuneration chapter.

Table 2.3 Senior leadership gender pay gap, 30 June 2011–2015
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Senior leadership gender pay gap 8.0% 11.0% 9.1% 8.3% 8.9%

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