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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.

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.

New 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 2016.

Minimum TRP

Minimum TRP for Bands 1 – 4 is $336,712 per annum.

Maximum TRP

CE BandMaximum TRP per annum
Band 1 (Central Agencies)$695,216
Band 2$570,802
Band 3$499,281
Band 4$455,612

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 2016.

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$578,283
CEO 0.2$530,332

CEO level 1

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 1.1$515,215
CEO 1.2$503,598
CEO 1.3$491,981
CEO 1.4$480,363
CEO 1.5$468,746
CEO 1.6$457,130

CEO level 2

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 2.1$457,129
CEO 2.2$445,513
CEO 2.3$433,896
CEO 2.4$422,279
CEO 2.5$410,662
CEO 2.6$399,046

CEO level 3

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 3.1$399,045
CEO 3.2$387,427
CEO 3.3$375,810
CEO 3.4$364,193
CEO 3.5$352,576
CEO 3.6$340,961

CEO level 4

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 4.1$340,960
CEO 4.2$329,343
CEO 4.3$317,726
CEO 4.4$306,109
CEO 4.5$294,491
CEO 4.6$282,876

CEO level 5

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 5.1$282,874
CEO 5.2$271,257
CEO 5.3$259,640
CEO 5.4$248,023
CEO 5.5$236,407
CEO 5.6$224,791

CEO level 6

CEO level and package pointSuperannuable salary per annum
CEO 6.1$224,790
CEO 6.2$213,173
CEO 6.3$201,555
CEO 6.4$189,938