Information about what the Public Service workforce costs and how it has changed.

Information about the employment costs of Public Service chief executives and how this is managed

How and what do people get paid?

  • The Government expects that any remuneration changes across the State sector will be met within existing funding levels, demonstrate value for money and not lead the private sector.
  • Ensuring we can attract and retain the people we need has to be carefully balanced against making sure there is good value for the taxpayer.  This is especially true in today‚Äôs financially tight environment.

Public Service Workforce Employment Costs

Chief Executive Employment Costs

To find out more about the State sector workforce there are more detailed reports available for download:

The findings relate to different parts of the State sector. A definition of the government agencies that are included in the Public Service v State sector are available on our website.

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