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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 88.69176% 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 framework applies to chief executives of Government departments and statutory entities. For further information, contact the Public Service Commission. Rates are current from 1 September 2017.

TRP Ranges

CE Band

Minimum TRP per annum

Maximum TRP per annum

Band 1 (Central Agencies)

$633,421

$712,596

Band 2

$567,337

$602,806

Band 3

$439,371

$580,000

Band 4

$345,130

$467,002

Band 5

$269,485

$364,672

Band 6

$195,206

$264,127

CEO appointed before June 2015

This remuneration framework applies to chief executives of Government departments and statutory entities 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 point

Superannuable salary per annum

CEO 0.1

$592,740

CEO 0.2

$543,591

CEO level 1

CEO level and package point

Superannuable 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 point

Superannuable 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 point

Superannuable 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 point

Superannuable 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 point

Superannuable 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 point

Superannuable salary per annum

CEO 6.1

$230,410

CEO 6.2

$218,502

CEO 6.3

$206,594

CEO 6.4

$194,687