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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.

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Alex Jones is the second most well-paid female BBC presenter (PA)

Alex Jones is the second most well-paid female BBC presenter (PA)

Alex Jones is the second most well-paid female BBC presenter (PA)

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.

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

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

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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.

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:: 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).

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

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

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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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