Under the Equality Act 2010, West Sussex County Council (WSCC) is required to publish its gender pay gap.
Our results are below the national gender pay gap for the public sector and we are committed to reducing our gender pay gap, improving the diversity of our workforce and removing barriers to equality.
A gender pay gap, which is different to equal pay, is the difference between men’s and women’s hourly earnings expressed as a percentage of the men’s earnings. This is based on averages and looks at the percentage of each gender in the workforce.
- 2018/19 - Our gender pay gap for 2018/19 means, on average, men earn 7.38% more than women in WSCC.
- 2017/18 - Our gender pay gap for 2017/18 means, on average, men earn 7.75% more than women in WSCC.
Equal pay relates to men and women receiving equal pay for carrying out work of equal value. It is unlawful to pay unequally and we have policies in place to prevent this.
You can find further details of our results in the reports below. We have provided an explanation of our results and how we plan to reduce our gender pay gap in the future.