• Appendix 8: Workforce demographics

    Information on our employees, including total employees, employees by business line and location, salary ranges, performance payments, length of service and separations, is provided in the following tables.

    Table 4.16 ATO employees, at 30 June 2013

     

    Full time

    Part time

    Irregular/ intermittent

     

    Female

    Male

    Female

    Male

    Female

    Male

    TOTAL

    Senior executive service 2

    10

    21

     

     

     

     

    31

    Senior executive service 1

    68

    148

    9

    2

     

     

    227

    Executive level 2

    650

    1,045

    111

    12

     

     

    1,818

    Executive level 1

    1,664

    2,232

    380

    60

     

     

    4,336

    Valuer broadband

    10

    53

    4

    2

     

     

    69

    APS6 and equivalent

    1,975

    2,111

    423

    58

    1

    1

    4,569

    APS5 and equivalent

    1,013

    906

    252

    35

     

     

    2,206

    APS4 and equivalent

    1,794

    1,375

    359

    47

     

     

    3,575

    APS3 and equivalent

    1,924

    1,254

    620

    108

    53

    41

    4,000

    APS2 and equivalent

    412

    198

    138

    15

    552

    289

    1,604

    APS1 and equivalent

    133

    144

    10

    8

    1,456

    675

    2,426

    Graduates

    104

    123

     

     

     

     

    227

    Cadets

    3

    2

     

     

     

     

    5

    TOTAL

    9,760

    9,612

    2,306

    347

    2,062

    1,006

    25,093

    NOTE
    Includes ongoing, non-ongoing and casual employees but excludes externals.

    Table 4.17 ATO employees, at 30 June 2012

     

    Full time

    Part time

    Irregular/ intermittent

     

    Female

    Male

    Female

    Male

    Female

    Male

    TOTAL

    Senior executive service 2

    8

    24

    1

     

     

    33

    Senior executive service 1

    69

    150

    8

    2

     

     

    229

    Executive level 2

    661

    1,118

    103

    12

     

     

    1,894

    Executive level 1

    1,711

    2,313

    355

    62

     

     

    4,441

    Valuer broadband

    10

    51

    3

    3

     

     

    67

    APS6 and equivalent

    1,984

    2,133

    412

    53

     

     

    4,582

    APS5 and equivalent

    1,048

    948

    245

    27

     

     

    2,268

    APS4 and equivalent

    1,744

    1,267

    350

    43

    1

     

    3,405

    APS3 and equivalent

    2,005

    1,276

    631

    112

    41

    21

    4,086

    APS2 and equivalent

    458

    196

    136

    17

    633

    410

    1,850

    APS1 and equivalent

    151

    127

    10

    17

    963

    356

    1,624

    Graduates

    103

    152

     

     

     

     

    255

    Cadets

    4

    2

     

     

     

     

    6

    TOTAL

    9,956

    9,757

    2,253

    349

    1,638

    787

    24,740

    NOTE
    Includes ongoing, non-ongoing and casual employees but excludes externals.

    Table 4.18 ATO employees, by line, at 30 June 2012 and 30 June 2013

     

    2012
    No.

    2013
    No.

    Change
    %

    Aggressive Tax Planning

    231

    224

    –3.0

    ATO Business Solutions

    217

    209

    –3.7

    ATO Finance

    450

    453

    0.7

    ATO People

    1,192

    1,139

    –4.4

    Australian Valuation Office

    219

    196

    –10.5

    Business Reporting and Registration

    139

    272

    95.7

    Client Account Services

    4,380

    5,060

    15.5

    Compliance Support and Capability

    281

    296

    5.3

    Corporate Relations

    431

    415

    –3.7

    Customer Service and Solutions

    1,688

    1,459

    –13.6

    Debt

    1,933

    2,067

    6.9

    Indirect Tax

    2,017

    1,923

    –4.7

    Information and Communications Technology

    1,888

    1,971

    4.4

    Large Business and International

    1,354

    1,309

    –3.3

    Law and Practice

    669

    612

    –8.5

    Micro Enterprises and Individuals

    2,264

    2,399

    6.0

    Office of the Chief Knowledge Officer

    150

    172

    14.7

    Office of the Commissioners

    47

    46

    –2.1

    Operations Support and Capability

    200

    204

    2.0

    Serious Non-compliance

    593

    569

    –4.0

    Small and Medium Enterprises

    1,606

    1,397

    –13.0

    Superannuation

    1,131

    1,090

    –3.6

    Tax Practitioner and Lodgment Strategy

    1,524

    1,365

    –10.4

    Tax Practitioners Board

    136

    142

    4.4

    Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

    – 

    104

    104.0

    TOTAL

    24,740

    25,093

    1.4

    NOTE
    Includes ongoing, non-ongoing and casual employees but excludes externals.

    Table 4.19 ATO employees, by location, at 30 June 2012 and 30 June 2013

     

    2012
    No.

    2013
    No.

    Change
    %

    New South Wales

    7,461

    7,542

    1.1

    Albury

    1,239

    1,374

    10.9

    Newcastle

    716

    674

    –5.9

    Sydney

    5,161

    4,928

    -4.5

    Wollongong

    314

    538

    71.3

    Regional (Grafton, Lismore, Orange, Port Macquarie)

    31

    28

    –9.7

    Victoria

    5,566

    5,855

    5.2

    Geelong

    164

    174

    6.1

    Melbourne

    5,381

    5,666

    5.3

    Regional (Ballarat, Bendigo, Sale)

    21

    15

    –28.6

    Queensland

    4,162

    4,174

    0.3

    Brisbane

    3,687

    3,617

    –1.9

    Cairns

    9

    7

    –22.2

    Gold Coast

    82

    79

    –3.7

    Townsville

    362

    450

    24.3

    Regional (Bundaberg, Mackay, Rockhampton, Toowoomba)

    22

    21

    –4.5

    Australian Capital Territory

    3,186

    3,105

    -2.5

    Canberra

    3,186

    3,105

    –2.5

    South Australia

    2,286

    2,154

    –5.8

    Adelaide

    2,286

    2,154

    –5.8

    Western Australia

    1,357

    1,268

    –6.6

    Perth/Western Australian region

    1,357

    1,268

    –6.6

    Tasmania

    695

    965

    38.8

    Burnie

    64

    60

    –6.3

    Hobart

    611

    885

    44.8

    Launceston

    20

    20

    Northern Territory

    27

    30

    11.1

    Alice Springs

    7

    7

    Darwin

    20

    23

    15.0

    TOTAL

    24,740

    25,093

    1.4

    NOTE
    Includes ongoing, non-ongoing and casual employees but excludes externals.

    Table 4.20 SES performance payments for 2011–12, paid in 2012–13

     

    Performance paid
    %

    No.

    SES Band 1 

    0

    10

    SES Band 1 

    5

    105

    SES Band 1 

    7.5

    70

    SES Band 1 

    10

    51

    SES Band 1 

    12.5

    2

    SES Band 1 

    15

    TOTAL SES BAND 1

     

    238

    SES Band 2 

    0

    SES Band 2 

    5

    5

    SES Band 2 

    7.5

    12

    SES Band 2 

    10

    16

    SES Band 2 

    12.5

    1

    SES Band 2 

    15

    TOTAL SES BAND 2

     

    34

    The average performance pay for 2011–12 was $10,969 for SES Band 1 employees and $17,509 for SES Band 2 employees.


    Table 4.21 ATO employees by job families, at 30 June 2012 and 30 June 2013

     

    2012
    %

    2013
    %

    Accounting/finance

    1.3

    1.3

    Administration

    11.2

    11.5

    Analytics/intelligence

    4.4

    4.3

    Auditing

    22.6

    21.8

    Communication/marketing

    1.9

    1.8

    Customer service

    17.2

    9.8

    Debt collection

    6.5

    2.4

    Enforcement/Investigation

    1.0

    1.1

    Human resources management

    3.3

    3.0

    Information and organisation professionals

    3.7

    4.0

    Information technology

    7.8

    8.0

    Law

    8.8

    8.1

    Management (a)

    3.6

    3.6

    Operations/processing

    6.2

    18.9

    Valuation

    0.5

    0.5

    TOTAL

    100

    100

    (a) Includes SES specialists.

    Table 4.22 Years of service for ongoing ATO employees, at 30 June 2013

    Years of service

    No.

    %

    0–4

    4,439

    20.4

    5–9

    5,150

    23.6

    10–14

    5,947

    27.3

    15–19

    1,103

    5.1

    20–24

    1,432

    6.6

    25–29

    2,248

    10.3

    30–34

    1,101

    5.0

    35–39

    299

    1.4

    40–44

    71

    0.3

    45–49

    16

    0.1

    50+

    2

    0.0

    TOTAL

    21,808

    100


    Table 4.23 Reasons for ongoing ATO employee separations, 2011–12 to 2012–13

     

    2011–12
    No.

    2012–13
    No.

    Change
    %

    Resignation

    471

    383

    –18.7

    Age retirement

    298

    318

    6.7

    Redundancy

    171

    223

    30.4

    Invalidity and death

    95

    83

    –12.6

    Movement to another agency

    136

    79

    –41.9

    Dismissal

    20

    15

    –25.0

    TOTAL

    1,191

    1,101

    –7.6

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