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Details of the Council's pay scales for all levels of staff

(All pay scales shown include London weighting) 

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Please note that the following Pay Policies are published in line with our statutory obligations in March of each year. For current and most up to date salaries scales, please refer to the Pay scales mentioned below.

Read the Council’s gender pay gap statement:

Read the Council's gender pay gap strategy

Pay scales effective from 1 April 2020

Salary Scale

Spinal Point

 

Scale 1

1

£20,658

 

2

£21,030

 

3

£21,408

Scale 2

3

£21,408

 

4

£21,795

Scale 3

5

£22,185

 

6

£22,587

Scale 4

7

£22,995

 

8

£23,406

 

9

£23,826

 

10

£24,258

 

11

£24,693

 Scale 5

12

£25,137

 

13

£25,590

 

14

£26,052

 

15

£26,520

 

16

£26,997

Scale 6

18

£27,978

 

19

£28,482

 

20

£28,992

 

21

£29,517

London Living wage supplement no longer applicable as all employees will earn over £19,802.77 per annum.

Spinal points not being used: 17                                                                                                          

Pay scales for senior and principal officers from 1 April 2020.                                                  

Salary Scale

Spinal Point

 

SO1

23

£30,585

 

24

£31,044

 

25

£31,557

SO2

26

£32,418

 

27

£33,324

 

28

£34,209

PO1

27

£33,324

 

28

£34,209

 

29

£34,884

 

30

£35,751

PO2

29

£34,884

 

30

£35,751

 

31

£36,708

 

32

£37,722

PO3

32

£37,722

 

33

£38,883

 

34

£39,867

 

35

£40,869

PO4

35

£40,869

 

36

£41,850

 

37

£42,855

 

38

£43,860

PO5

38

£43,860

 

39

£44,790

 

40

£45,834

 

41

£46,839

PO6

40

£45,834

 

41

£46,839

 

42

£47,841

 

43

£48,819

PO7

43

£48,819

 

44

£49,827

 

45

£50,826

 

46

£51,837

PO8

45

£50,826

 

46

£51,837

 

47

£52,866

 

48

£53,928

PO9

49

£55,017

 

50

£56,100

 

51

£57,171

 

52

£58,242

PO10

53

£59,325

 

54

£60,396

 

55

£61,470

 

56

£62,556

PO11

57

£63,633

 

58

£64,704

 

59

£65,784

 

60

£67,167

PO12

61

£68,568

 

62

£70,002

 

63

£71,475

 

64

£72,969

 

65

£74,433

Chief Officer Grades and Spinal Point

Please note that figures are as at 01 April 2020

Salary Scale

Spinal Point

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Chief Executive (CE4)

4

£212,647

 

3

£207,194

 

2

£201,742

 

1

£196,289

Executive Director (ED)

5

£154,850

 

4

£152,124

 

3

£149,398

 

2

£146,671

 

1

£143,945

Strategic Director 1

5

£160,187

 

4

£156,694

 

3

£154,125

 

2

£151,556

 

1

£148,988

Strategic Director 2

5

£147,960

 

4

£145,186

 

3

£142,103

 

2

£139,021

 

1

£135,630

Corporate Director 1

4

£125,355

 

3

£123,300

 

2

£121,245

 

1

£119,190

Corporate Director 2

5

£118,864

 

4

£116,138

 

3

£113,411

 

2

£110,685

 

1

£110,118

Divisional Director (DD)

5

£109,006

 

4

£106,225

 

3

£103,444

 

2

£100,663

 

1

£97,883

Assistant Director (AD)

5

£94,546

 

4

£91,765

 

3

£88,984

 

2

£86,203

 

1

£83,423

The payscales and terms of employment for local government workers are set by the National Joint Council (NJC) for Local Government Services (642KB, PDF)

All pay scales include London weighting.

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Waltham Forest Council
Waltham Forest Town Hall
Forest Road
Walthamstow 
E17 4JF

Phone: 020 8496 3000
Email: wfdirect@walthamforest.gov.uk