Number of civil servants that receive a salary of £100,000 or more: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

The number of civil servants that receive a salary of £100,000 or more.

A breakdown of what Scottish Government department the above civil servants are part of.


The table below details the numbers of staff within Scottish Government Core Directorates with a salary of £100,000 or more. The data is as at 31 October 2020. The data is broken down by Director General.

Director General No. of staff earning £100k or more
Constitution and External Affairs   7
Economy   10
Education, Communities and Justice   4
Health and Social Care   5
Organisational Development and Operations   8
Scottish Exchequer   3
Permanent Secretary   1

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