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Ethnicity pay gap report 2019 Findings

The ethnicity pay gap data presented here was correct as of the 31st March 2019. Calculations in this report include all permanent, fixed term and flexible contract staff.

Total workforce breakdown

A pie chart depicting the breakdown of St Andrews staff by ethnicity.
A pie chart depicting the breakdown of St Andrews staff by ethnicity.

285 staff members are Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic which is 8% of the total population. The ethnicity of 402 staff members is unknown, this accounts for 11%. 3,021 staff members are White, this is 81% of the total staff population.


Mean ethnicity pay gap

An illustration which depicts the mean ethnicity pay gap at St Andrews.
An illustration which depicts the mean ethnicity pay gap at St Andrews.

Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic staff earnt a mean average of £16.75 per hour, whereas White staff earnt a mean average of £17.73 per hour. This is a 5.5% ethnicity pay gap in favour of White staff.


Median ethnicity pay gap

An illustration which depicts the median ethnicity pay gap at St Andrews.
An illustration which depicts the median ethnicity pay gap at St Andrews.

Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic staff earnt a median average of £16.38 per hour, whereas White staff earnt a median average of £15.03 per hour. This represents a nine-percentage point gap in favour of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic staff.


Mean and median hourly rate by ethnicity

A bar graph depicting the mean and median ethnicity pay gap by hourly rate.
A bar graph depicting the mean and median ethnicity pay gap by hourly rate.
  • Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic staff earnt a mean average of £16.75 per hour, whereas White staff earnt a mean average of £17.73 per hour. This is a 98 pence hourly difference, in favour of White staff.
  • Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic staff earnt a median average of £16.38 per hour, White staff earnt a median average of £15.03 per hour. This is a £1.35 hourly difference, in favour of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic staff.

Bonus payments

The University has no contractual bonus arrangements.