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 2017, as well as non-ongoing staff employed on an irregular or intermittent basis who did not work on 30 June 2017.

Staff numbers, by classification, salary range and gender, 30 June 2017
  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 14 12 26
Parliamentary Executive Level 1 (PE 1) 106,886–119,727 14 13 27
Parliamentary Service Level 6 (APS 6) 88,440–97,014 12 34 46
Parliamentary Service Level 5 (APS 5) 78,516–83,381 3 2 5
Parliamentary Service Level 4 (APS 4) 70,280–75,490 9 16 25
Parliamentary Service Level 3 (APS 3) 62,665–67,696 5 18 23
Parliamentary Service Level 1/2 (APS 1/2) 49,053–61,401 4 3 7
Total   63 101 164

SES = Senior Executive Service, PE = Parliamentary Executive, APS = Australian Parliamentary Service

* Indicates total remuneration package

** One commencing duties 3 July 2017, vice officer resigning 27 June 2017

Employees by classification
  2016–2017 2015–2016
Classification Ongoing Non-ongoing Ongoing Non-ongoing
Clerk of the Senate - 1 - 1
SES2 1 - 1 -
SES1 4 - 4 -
PEL2 26 - 24 -
PEL1 25 2 26 1
APS6 36 10 33 9
APS5 5 - 6 -
APS4 23 2 26 3
APS3 14 9 17 7
APS2 5 1 6 1
APS1 1 - - 2
Total 139 25 143 24
Full-time and part-time employees
  2016–2017 2015–2016
Full-time or part-time Ongoing Non-ongoing Ongoing Non-ongoing
Full-time 116 18 124 17
Part-time 23 7 19 7
Total 139 25 143 24
Employees by gender
  2016–2017 2015–2016
Gender Ongoing Non-ongoing Ongoing Non-ongoing
Female 83 18 83 14
Male 56 7 60 10
Total 139 25 143 24
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