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Pay transparency

As part of our commitment to be an open and transparent government, we promote the disclosure of names and salary details of senior public sector staff.

Senior civil service

Pay for the senior civil service is reserved to the UK Government. Nevertheless, we routinely publish the names, job titles and salaries for all senior civil servants at Director level and above in the Scottish Government and core directorates, its associated departments and agencies.

View the latest senior civil service pay data.

Public appointments

The Appointed for Scotland website provides a list of names and daily fees for Scottish public appointments (chairs and members).

Non-departmental public bodies and public corporations

Since October 2010 we have asked Scottish non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and public corporations to list on their respective websites the names and salary details of members of their senior leadership teams (equivalent to senior civil service grade 2 and above).

Scottish public bodies are asked to update their information as at 30 June and 31 December each year, or whenever revisions or corrections are required.

Links to their relevant disclosure pages are listed below.

Executive NDPBs

Accounts Commission for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Architecture and Design Scotland

Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Cairngorms National Park Authority

Care Inspectorate – awaiting update

Creative Scotland

Crofting Commission – staff are civil servants

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Historic Environment Scotland

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority

National Galleries of Scotland

National Library of Scotland

National Museums of Scotland

Police Investigations and Review Commissioner – awaiting update

Quality Meat Scotland

Risk Management Authority

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Scottish Agricultural Wages Board – no employees, public appointments only

Scottish Children's Reporter Administration

Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission

Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Scottish Funding Council

Scottish Futures Trust

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Scottish Legal Complaints Commission

Scottish Natural Heritage

Scottish Qualifications Authority

Scottish Social Services Council

Skills Development Scotland

sportscotland

VisitScotland

Water Industry Commission for Scotland

Advisory NDPBs

Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland – staff are civil servants

Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Mobility and Access Committee for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Public Transport Users Committee for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Scottish Advisory Committee on Distinction Awards – no employees, public appointments only

Scottish Law Commission – staff are civil servants

Scottish Local Authorities Remuneration Committee – no employees, public appointments only

Tribunal NDPBs

Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Children's Panels – no employees, public appointments only

Lands Tribunal for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Parole Board for Scotland – no employees, public appointments only

Private Rented Housing Panel – no employees, public appointments only

Scottish Charity Appeals Panel – no employees, public appointments only

Public corporations

Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd

Crown Estate Scotland (Interim Management)

David MacBrayne Ltd

Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd

Scottish Canals

Scottish Water