According to the Telegraph, Edinburgh University had the most high earners last year, with 359 staff receiving over £100,000 in total remuneration, of which 110 received over £150,000.
In 2016/17, there were 3,947 university staff members paid over £100,000 which rose by 12 per cent to 4,423 the following year. The number of staff paid over £150,000 rose by a similar proportion over the same period, from 867 to 976.
Kieran Neild of the TaxPayers’ Alliance, said their findings shine a light on the “thousands of university administrators taking home very plush pay packets”.
“Instead of constantly complaining about faculty budget cuts, university bosses need to get their bumper wage bills under control and focus on providing their students with the very best higher education they can.”
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