Belfast Telegraph

BBC pay broken down by gender shows no woman earns more than £500,000

The corporation’s annual report has highlighted the gap between earnings of male and female employees.

Figures from the Corporation’s annual report show that Radio 2’s Chris Evans is the highest-earning BBC employee, with sports pundit and presenter Gary Lineker earning between £1,750,000-£1,799,999.

Their salaries dwarf that of the highest-paid woman on the list, Claudia Winkleman who is in the £450,000-£499,999 band.

Chris Evans is the BBC’s top earner (PA)

Here is a breakdown of the 96 names of on-air talent by gender who earned more than £150,00:

:: 62 are male and 34 female.

:: There are no females listed in any category above £500,000.

:: The highest paid female is Strictly Come Dancing co-host Claudia Winkleman, who is in the £450,000-£499,999 band.

:: One woman is listed in the £400,000-£449,999 band (Alex Jones) and three are listed in the £350,000-£399,999 band (Fiona Bruce, Tess Daly and Vanessa Feltz).

Vanessa Feltz is in the £350,000 – £399,999 pay band (PA)

:: Half of all the women named on the list are in the £150,000-£199,999 band. A total of 17 women appear in this band, along with 22 men.

:: Of the 34 females named on the list, five are non-white: Today presenter Mishal Husain, EastEnders actors Tameka Empson and Diane Parish, newsreader Moira Stuart, and Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty.


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