228312 - Pay (Answered)

Gloria De Piero
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the average hourly pay is of employees at each grade within his Department identified as (a) White or White British and (b) from a Black, Asian or other minority ethnic group.

George Freeman

The average hourly rates of pay by grade for individuals identified as White or White British and those from a Black, Asian or other minority group, in the Department, as at 28 February 2015 is presented in the table below.

Grade

Average Hourly Rate of Pay

Overall by Grade

£

White or White British

£

Black, Asian or other minority group
£

AO

10.0

10.1

10.0

EO

12.4

12.2

12.6

HEO

14.7

14.5

15.1

Fast Stream

14.1

14.1

14.3

SEO

18.3

18.2

18.8

Grade 7

24.2

24.2

24.0

Grade 6

30.7

30.8

30.7

SCS

39.6

39.2

33.8

7% of civil servants had taken the option of not declaring their Ethnic Background as at 28 February 2015.