The pay and grading structure for staff of the Houses of the Oireachtas is outlined in the table below with a summary of the relevant salary scale. The salaries and allowances of members can be viewed in the TDs and Senators section of our website.
Total numbers December 2015
Salary Scale PPC
Salary Scale non-PPC
|Clerk of the Dáil||0||€184,061||€175,126||Annual|
|Assistant Secretary||2||€125,761 €143,535||€119,572-€136,496||Annual|
|Director (PO (higher))||1||N/A||€81,080-€98,995||Annual|
|Principal Officer (standard)||17||€79,401-€97,194||€75,647-€89,906||Annual|
|Advisory Counsel Grade III||11||€64,223-€85,709||€61,122- €81,631||Annual|
|AO Standard Scale||5||€30,221-€58,294||€28,742-€55,415||Annual|
|Head Usher/Deputy Head Usher||3||€686.08-€774.81||€652.43-€736.74||Weekly (average 2 salary scales)|
|Usher Grade Team Leader||8||€30,821-€47,975||€29,314-€45,616||Annual|
|Superintendent's Section: Usher Grade III,
Services Officer, Porter,
Service Attendant, Cleaner
|72||€374.44-€467.19||€227.74-€614.06||Weekly (average of 5 salary scales)|
|Translator Grad I||2||€65,000-€80,140||€65,000-€76,349||Annual|
|Translator Grad II||5||€58,765-€68,647||€55,863-€65,330||Annual|
|Translator Grad III||12||€29,377-€62,701||€29,377-€62,701||Annual|
All payscales for the grades listed above can be found here. For each grade there are two payscales:
- PPC (Personal Pension Contribution) Payscale - These rates apply where the appointee is a new entrant to the civil service or an existing civil or public servant appointed on or after 6th April 1995 and is required to make a personal pension contribution.
- Non-PPC (Personal Pension Contribution) Payscale - These rates apply where the appointee is a civil or public servant recruited before 6th April 1995 and who is not required to make a Personal Pension Contribution.
Last updated: 14 April 2016