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Department for Transport: Pay

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 33761, tabled on 13 April 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the (a) median and (b) mean wage is of (i) male and (ii) female employees of (A) his Department, (B) Network Rail, (C) Highways England, (D) HS2 Ltd, (E) the Office of Rail and Road, (F) the DVLA, (G) the Driver Vehicle Standards Authority and (H) the VCA on the latest date for which figures are available.

Answered on

18 April 2016

The median and mean wages levels for male and female employees are as follows:

Median wage

Organisation

Male

Female

DfT(c)

£45,747

£42,103

Network Rail

£33,781

£32,000

Highways England

£24,054

£27,455

HS2 Ltd

£51,552

£38,928

Office of Rail and Road

£58,152

£40,900

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

£19,155

£19,155

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

£25,328

£25,162

Vehicle Certification Agency

£36,565

£25,758

Mean wage

Organisation

Male

Female

DfT(c)

£51,012

£45,335

Network Rail

£36,789

£36,073

Highways England

£31,608

£30,974

HS2 Ltd

£65,130

£44,650

Office of Rail and Road

£56,597

£45,445

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

£22,197

£20,649

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

£26,108

£24,826

Vehicle Certification Agency

£36,798

£25,918

The central Department and its Agencies have historically had differences in mean and median pay levels of male and female staff. In 2014, pay, terms and conditions were modernised, including shortening the lengths of pay ranges. As a result of this, and the 2015 pay strategy, the differences in mean and median pay levels of male and female staff have decreased. The central Department and its Agencies are committed to continuing to reduce the differences over the next few years.

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