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Survey participants and survey size

Appendix A

Survey Participants and Sample Size

Of the 96 agencies which provided SES data for the 2010 APS Remuneration Survey, 57 participated in the 2009 survey and 39 were new. One agency that participated in 2009 did not participate in 2010.

Table A.1 – Agencies Providing SES Data in 2010 (n=96)

  • Aboriginal Hostels Limited
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Attorney-General's Department
  • Australian Agency for International Development
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
  • Australian Communications and Media Authority
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • Australian Crime Commission
  • Australian Customs & Border Protection Service
  • Australian Electoral Commission
  • Australian Fisheries Management Authority
  • Australian Human Rights Commission
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Australian National Audit Office
  • Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplant Authority
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
  • Australian Public Service Commission
  • Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
  • Australian Research Council
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
  • Australian Transport and Safety Bureau
  • Australian War Memorial
  • Bureau of Meteorology
  • Cancer Australia
  • Centrelink
  • ComCare
  • Commonwealth Grants Commission
  • Commonwealth Superannuation Administration (ComSuper)
  • CrimTrac
  • CRS Australia
  • Defence Housing Australia
  • Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  • Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
  • Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Department of Finance and Deregulation
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Department of Health and Ageing
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship
  • Department of Infrastructure and Transport
  • Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
  • Department of Regional Australia, Regional Development and Local Government
  • Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism
  • Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
  • Department of the House of Representatives
  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Fair Work Australia
  • Family Court of Australia
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Federal Magistrates Court of Australia
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand
  • Future Fund Management Agency
  • Geoscience Australia
  • Great Barrier Marine Park Authority
  • Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia
  • Medicare Australia
  • Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal
  • Murray Darling Basin Authority
  • Museum of Australian Democracy Old Parliament House
  • National Archives of Australia
  • National Blood Authority
  • National Capital Authority
  • National Competition Council
  • National Film and Sound Archive
  • National Health and Medical Research Council
  • National Library of Australia
  • National Museum of Australia
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority
  • National Water Commission
  • Office of National Assessment
  • Office of Parliamentary Counsel
  • Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner
  • Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
  • Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman
  • Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman
  • Office of the Inspector General of Taxation
  • Productivity (Industry) Commission
  • Royal Australian Mint
  • Safe Work Australia
  • Screen Australia
  • Wheat Exports Australia

Table A.2 – Agencies Providing SES Data in 2010 but not in 2009 (n=39)

  • Aboriginal Hostels Limited
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal
  • Australian Agency for International Development
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity
  • Australian Fisheries Management Authority
  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
  • Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
  • Australian Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplant Authority
  • Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
  • Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority
  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
  • Australian War Memorial
  • Bureau of Meteorology
  • Cancer Australia
  • Defence Housing Australia
  • Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • Fair Work Australia
  • Family Court of Australia
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Federal Magistrates Court of Australia
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand
  • Future Fund Management Agency
  • Great Barrier Marine Park Authority
  • Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia
  • Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal
  • National Competition Council
  • National Library of Australia
  • National Museum of Australia
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • National Offshore Petroleum Safety Authority
  • Office of Parliamentary Counsel
  • Office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner
  • Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
  • Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Office of the Inspector General of Taxation
  • Royal Australian Mint
  • Screen Australia
  • Wheat Exports Australia

Table A.3 – Agencies Providing SES Data in 2009 but not in 2010 (n=1)

  • Ministerial and Parliamentary Services

Sample Size

Table A.4 shows the number of records provided for SES employees. The Australian Electoral Commission provided SES records which were excluded from the APS-wide remuneration database because their SES employees are employed under different legislation. Of the total 2,620 SES records, 2,612 of these were used in the APS SES sample, an increase of ~14 per cent over the number of records used in the 2009 APS SES sample. All data submitted by agencies was used in the preparation of each agency’s own Individual Agency Report.

Table A.4 – SES Sample Size
  SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Total for 2010 provided 1,948 547 125 2,620
Total for 2010 APS sample 1,940 547 125 2,612
Total for 2009 sample 1,690 483 111 2,284