Appendix 2—Staffing

The figures in these tables include staff on long-term paid leave, but exclude staff on leave without pay or on temporary movements out of the department at 30 June 2016, as well as non-ongoing staff employed on an irregular or intermittent basis who did not work on 30 June 2016.

Staff numbers, by classification, salary range and gender, 30 June 2015
  Salary ($) Gender Total
Classification   Male Female  
Clerk of the Senate 417,800* 1 1
Deputy Clerk of the Senate
(SES Band 2)
212,868–224,071 1 1
Clerks Assistant and Usher of the Black Rod
(SES Band 1)
175,642–184,468 2 2 4
Parliamentary Executive Level 2 (PE 2) 132,963–142,170 12 12 24
Parliamentary Executive Level 1 (PE 1) 106,886–119,727 17 10 27
Parliamentary Service Level 6 (APS 6) 88,440–97,014 17 25 42
Parliamentary Service Level 5 (APS 5) 78,516–83,381 3 3 6
Parliamentary Service Level 4 (APS 4) 70,280–75,490 5 24 29
Parliamentary Service Level 3 (APS 3) 62,665–67,696 9 15 24
Parliamentary Service Level 1/2 (APS 1/2) 49,053–61,401 4 5 9
Total   70 97 167

SES = Senior Executive Service, PE = Parliamentary Executive, APS = Australian Parliamentary Service
* Indicates total remuneration package

Employees by classification
  2015–2016 2014–2015
Classification Ongoing Non-ongoing Ongoing Non-ongoing
Clerk of the Senate 1 - 1 -
SES2 1 - 1 -
SES1 4 - 4 -
PEL2 24 - 24 -
PEL1 26 1 27 3
APS6 33 9 29 6
APS5 6 - 6 -
APS4 26 3 23 7
APS3 17 7 18 2
APS2 6 1 5 1
APS1 - 2 - 2
Total 144 23 138 21
Full-time and part-time employees
  2015–2016 2014–2015
Full-time or Part-time Ongoing Non-ongoing Ongoing Non-ongoing
Full-time 125 16 114 19
Part-time 19 7 24 2
Total 144 23 138 21
Employees by gender
  2015–2016 2014–2015
Gender Ongoing Non-ongoing Ongoing Non-ongoing
Female 84 13 81 15
Male 60 10 57 6
Total 144 23 138 21
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