Total remuneration is high

The data entered into the 'Total remuneration' column is higher than normal for the industry and occupation.

Check whether the total remuneration figures for ALL employees in the category were totalled instead of averaged. Also check that employees are allocated to the correct occupation category.

How to resolve the error

If you have uploaded an aggregate level template please ensure that you have averaged the remuneration for each category of worker rather than provided the total.

Check that you have allocated the correct manager/non-manager category.

If you find an error, amend and re-upload your workplace profile template and resubmit your report.

Example of a legitimate reason for the error

Employees in this occupation are paid above market rates and/or receive large bonuses or other discretionary payments.