Online version of the 2013-14 Department of Health Annual Report

Note 14: Senior Executive Remuneration

Notes to and Forming Part of the Financial Statements

Page last updated: 31 October 2014

Note 14A: Senior Executive Remuneration Expenses for the Reporting Period
 
2014
$
2013
$
Short-term employee benefits:
Salary 
21,836,611
24,377,705
Performance bonuses
1,717,505
1,946,328
Allowances
3,432,376
4,222,998
Total short-term employee benefits
26,986,492
30,547,031
 
Post-employment benefits:
Superannuation
3,944,809
4,987,946
Total post-employment benefits
3,944,809
4,987,946
 
Other long-term employee benefits:
Annual leave accrued
2,043,184
2,285,454
Long service leave
637,417
1,063,386
Total other long-term employee benefits
2,680,601
3,348,840
 
Termination benefits:
Voluntary redundancy payments
899,723
381,344
     
Total employment benefits
899,723
381,344
     
Total senior executive remuneration expenses
34,511,625
39,265,161

Notes:

  1. Note 14A is prepared on an accrual basis (therefore the performance bonus expenses disclosed above may differ from the cash 'Bonus Paid' in Note 14B).
  2. Note 14A excludes acting arrangements and part-year service where total remuneration expensed for a senior executive was less than $195,000.
Note 14B: Average Annual Reportable Remuneration Paid to Substantive Senior Executives During the Reporting Period
Average annual reportable remuneration paid to substantive senior executives in 2014
Average annual reportable remuneration1
Substantive senior executives
No.
Reportable salary2
$
Contributed superannuation3
$
Reportable allowances4
$
Bonus paid5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements):
Less than $195,000
50
78,210
12,078
264
12,934
103,486
$195,000 to $224,999
38
179,112
25,973
200
8,486
213,771
$225,000 to $254,999
34
197,407
28,275
14
12,318
238,014
$255,000 to $284,999
21
221,141
32,144
44
14,620
267,949
$285,000 to $314,999
15
238,117
36,881
38
21,316
296,352
$315,000 to $344,999
1
261,552
42,634
-
25,320
329,506
$345,000 to $374,999
4
293,914
46,140
215
25,646
365,915
$375,000 to $404,999
3
319,433
51,455
-
29,496
400,384
$435,000 to $464,999
1
364,633
59,766
-
32,960
457,359
$495,000 to $524,999
1
457,543
66,942
-
-
524,485
$705,000 to $734,999
1
640,027
87,079
-
-
727,106
 
Total number of substantive senior executives
169

Notes

  1. This table reports substantive senior executives who received remuneration during the reporting period. Each row is an averaged figure based on headcount for individuals in the band.
  2. 'Reportable salary' includes the following:
    1. gross payments (less any bonuses paid, which are separated out and disclosed in the 'bonus paid' column);
    2. reportable fringe benefits (at the net amount prior to 'grossing up' to account for tax purposes);
    3. reportable employer superannuation contributions; and
    4. exempt foreign employment income.
  3. The 'contributed superannuation' amount is the average cost to the Department for the provision of superannuation benefits to substantive senior executives in that reportable remuneration band during the reporting period.
  4. 'Reportable allowances' are the average actual allowances paid as per the 'total allowances' line on the individuals' payment summaries.
  5. 'Bonus paid' represents average actual bonuses paid during the reporting period in that reportable remuneration band. The 'bonus paid' within a particular band may vary between financial years due to various factors such as individuals commencing with or leaving the entity during the financial year.
  6. 2013-14 figures include Ageing and Aged Care executives that transferred to DSS and Sports executives that transferred from DRALGAS. Refer Note 11: Restructuring.
Average annual reportable remuneration paid to substantive senior executives in 2013
Average annual reportable remuneration1
Substantive senior executives
No.
Reportable salary2
$
Contributed superannuation3
$
Reportable allowances4
$
Bonus paid5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements):
Less than $195,000
25
83,982
13,220
-
2,510
99,712
$195,000 to $224,999
55
175,716
26,945
13
8,539
211,213
$225,000 to $254,999
32
197,677
30,285
150
11,514
239,626
$255,000 to $284,999
29
216,772
33,948
29
16,208
266,957
$285,000 to $314,999
8
245,082
38,822
170
19,171
303,245
$315,000 to $344,999
6
258,611
45,337
-
18,737
322,685
$345,000 to $374,999
2
286,755
47,112
-
27,181
361,048
$375,000 to $404,999
3
307,319
50,926
-
28,275
386,520
$405,000 to $434,999
1
310,014
68,583
2,612
39,750
420,959
$435,000 to $464,999
1
362,043
57,446
313
19,475
439,277
$465,000 to $494,999
1
406,900
58,132
931
-
465,963
$495,000 to $524,999
1
446,911
65,363
-
-
512,274
$645,000 to $674,999
1
577,726
79,574
-
-
657,300
 
Total number of substantive senior executives
165

Notes

  1. This table reports substantive senior executives who received remuneration during the reporting period. Each row is an averaged figure based on headcount for individuals in the band.
  2. 'Reportable salary' includes the following:
    1. gross payments (less any bonuses paid, which are separated out and disclosed in the 'bonus paid' column);
    2. reportable fringe benefits (at the net amount prior to 'grossing up' to account for tax purposes);
    3. reportable employer superannuation contributions; and
    4. exempt foreign employment income.
  3. The 'contributed superannuation' amount is the average cost to the Department for the provision of superannuation benefits to substantive senior executives in that reportable remuneration band during the reporting period.
  4. 'Reportable allowances' are the average actual allowances paid as per the 'total allowances' line on the individuals' payment summaries.
  5. 'Bonus paid' represents average actual bonuses paid during the reporting period in that reportable remuneration band. The 'bonus paid' within a particular band may vary between financial years due to various factors such as individuals commencing with or leaving the entity during the financial year.
Note 14C: Other Highly Paid Staff
Average annual reportable remuneration paid to other highly paid staff in 2014
Average annual reportable remuneration1
Other highly paid staff
No.
Reportable salary2
$
Contributed superannuation3
$
Reportable allowances4
$
Bonus paid5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements):
$195,000 to $224,999
3
156,080
28,996
-
13,081
198,157
 
Total number of other highly paid staff
3
Average annual reportable remuneration paid to other highly paid staff in 2013
Average annual reportable remuneration1
Other highly paid staff
No.
Reportable salary2
$
Contributed superannuation3
$
Reportable allowances4
$
Bonus paid5
$
Total reportable remuneration
$
Total remuneration (including part-time arrangements):
$195,000 to $224,999
8
168,922
26,287
27
8,973
204,209
$225,000 to $254,999
1
188,934
31,583
716
5,327
226,560
 
Total number of other highly paid staff
9
  1. This table reports staff:
    1. who were employed by the entity during the reporting period;
    2. whose reportable remuneration was $195,000 or more for the reporting period; and
    3. were not required to be disclosed in Table B disclosures.
      Each row is an averaged figure based on headcount for individuals in the band.
  2. 'Reportable salary' includes the following:
    1. gross payments (less any bonuses paid, which are separated out and disclosed in the 'bonus paid' column);
    2. reportable fringe benefits (at the net amount prior to 'grossing up' for tax purposes);
    3. reportable employer superannuation contributions; and
    4. exempt foreign employment income.
  3. The 'contributed superannuation' amount is the average cost to the entity for the provision of superannuation benefits to other highly paid staff in that reportable remuneration band during the reportable period.
  4. 'Reportable allowances' are the average actual allowances paid as per the 'total allowances' line on individuals' payment summaries.
  5. 'Bonus paid' represents average actual bonuses paid during the reporting period in that reportable remuneration band. The 'bonus paid' within a particular band may vary between financial years due to various factors such as individuals commencing with, or leaving the entity during the financial year.