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Chief executive pay and benefits

New remuneration ranges were established in June 2015 for chief executive officers appointed from that date. These rates were revised on 1 September 2016 and 1 September 2017.

For chief executive officers appointed before June 2015, the chief executive officer remuneration values listed below continue to apply. These rates were also revised on 1 September 2016 and 1 September 2017.

CEO appointed after June 2015

Total Remuneration Package (TRP) comprises:

  • superannuable salary at 88.69% of TRP
  • the standard Queensland Government employer contributions to superannuation at 12.75% of superannuable salary.

Executive Vehicle Allowance and annual leave loading have now been incorporated into TRP and are no longer separately identified.

This remuneration values framework may also apply to chief executives of statutory entities. For further information, contact the Public Service Commission. Rates are current from 1 September 2017.

Minimum TRP

Minimum TRP for Bands 1 – 4 is $345,130 per annum.

Maximum TRP

CE BandMaximum TRP per annum
Band 1 (Central Agencies)$712,596
Band 2$602,806
Band 3$564,584
Band 4$467,002

CEO appointed before June 2015

This applies to CEOs who were appointed before June 2015 and have not moved across to the new framework. Rates are current from 1 September 2017.

Chief executives are also entitled to:

  • standard 12.75% superannuation employer contributions
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • a motor vehicle allowance as varied from time to time (currently valued at $30,000 per annum).

At risk component or performance based payments are not consistent with current Government policy and have been discontinued.

CEO remuneration values

CEO level 0

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 0.1$592,740
CEO 0.2$543,591

CEO level 1

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 1.1$528,095
CEO 1.2$516,188
CEO 1.3$504,280
CEO 1.4$492,372
CEO 1.5$480,465
CEO 1.6$468,559

CEO level 2

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 2.1$468,557
CEO 2.2$456,651
CEO 2.3$444,743
CEO 2.4$432,836
CEO 2.5$420,928
CEO 2.6$409,022

CEO level 3

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 3.1$409,021
CEO 3.2$397,113
CEO 3.3$385,206
CEO 3.4$373,298
CEO 3.5$361,390
CEO 3.6$349,485

CEO level 4

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 4.1$349,484
CEO 4.2$337,577
CEO 4.3$325,669
CEO 4.4$313,761
CEO 4.5$301,854
CEO 4.6$289,947

CEO level 5

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 5.1$289,946
CEO 5.2$278,039
CEO 5.3$266,131
CEO 5.4$254,223
CEO 5.5$242,317
CEO 5.6$230,411

CEO level 6

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 6.1$230,410
CEO 6.2$218,502
CEO 6.3$206,594
CEO 6.4$194,687