Local authorities are responsible for pay and grading decisions, including those for senior officials.
The Joint Negotiating Committees for chief executives and chief officers produce guidance on national salary framework and conditions of service for local authority chief executives and chief officers. Details of how to obtain the relevant handbooks can be found on the Local Government Employers website.
Central Government do not collect this information. However, the Local Government Employers conducts an annual survey on chief executive and chief officer salaries and workforce numbers. The results of this survey are available on their website at: