Fact file: Remuneration of public office bearers

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How much does the President earn? Or the Speaker of Parliament; a Member of Parliament, a provincial Premier, High Court judge or a mayor?    
Below follows their pay-scales as determined by the Independent Commission for the Remuneration of Public Office Bearers and announced on October 15, 2008.  
National Executive
Grade
Pay level
Position
Remuneration
April 1, 2008
Comment
EA
1
President
2 107 224
EB
1
Deputy President
1 896 546
EC
1
Minister
1 612 053
ED
1
Deputy Minister
1 327 560
National Parliament
Grade
Pay level
Position
Remuneration
April 1, 2008
Comment
PA
1
·         Speaker
·         Chair NCOP
1 896 546
PB
1
·         Deputy Speaker
·         Deputy Chair NCOP
1 327 560
Same as ED1
PB
2
·         House Chair
1 232 766
PC
1
·         Chief Whip: Majority party
·         Chief Whip: NCOP
·         Parliamentary Counsellor: President
·         Parliamentary Counsellor: Deputy President
·         Leader of the Opposition
1 043 067
PC
2
·         Chair of a committee
948 273
PD
1
·         Deputy Chief Whip: Majority Party
·         Chief Whip: Largest Minority Party
·         Leader of a Minority Party
853 479
PD
2
·         Whip
791 985
PE
1
·         Member of Parliament (MP)
·         Permanent delegate: NCOP
714 618
Provincial Executive & Legislature
Grade
Pay level
Position
Remuneration
April 1, 2008
Comment
LA
1
·         Premier
1 517 259
LB
1
·         Member of the Executive Council (“Minister”, MEC)
·         Speaker
1 327 560
Same as ED1
LC
1
·         Deputy Speaker
1 043 067
Same as PC1
LC
2
·         Chair of committees
·         Chief Whip: Majority Party
·         Leader of the Opposition
853 479
Same as PD1
LC
3
·         Deputy chair of committees
·         Chair of a committee
·         Deputy Chief Whip: Majority Party
·         Chief Whip: Largest Majority Party
·         Leader of a Minority Party
802 974
LD
1
·         Parliamentary Counsellor to a King
·         Whip
714 618
Same as PE1
LD
2
·         Member of the Provincial Legislature (MPL)
691 641
Local Executive & Legislature
Grade
Pay level
Position
Remuneration
April 1, 2008
Comment
MA
1
·         Executive mayor
·         Mayor
840 159
MB
1
·         Deputy executive mayor
·         Deputy mayor
·         Speaker/Chair
680 985
MC
2
·         Member of executive council
·         Member of municipal council
·         Chair of a sub-council
·         Whip
641 247
MD
1
·         Councillor
322 899
Traditional leaders
Grade
Pay level
Position
Remuneration
April 1, 2008
Comment
TA
1
·         King
786 080
TB
·         Chair: National House of Traditional Leaders
556 998
TB
2
·         Fulltime chair: Provincial House of Traditional Leaders
458 763
TB
3
·         Deputy chair: NHTL
426 018
TB
4
·         Fulltime deputy chair: PHTL
393 162
TC
1
·         Fulltime member: NHTL
229 326
TC
2
·         Fulltime member: PHTL
196 581
TD
1
·         Senior Traditional Leader
144 189
Judges and Magistrates
Grade
Pay level
Position
Remuneration
April 1, 2008
Comment
JA
1
·         Chief Justice
1 896 546
Same EB1, PA1
JB
1
·         Deputy Chief Justice
·         President: Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA)
1 706 847
JC
1
·         Deputy President: SCA l
1 612 053
JC
2
·         Judge: Constitutional Court
·         Judge: SCA
1 517 259
JC
3
·         Judge President: High/Labour Court
1 422 465
JC
4
·         Deputy Judge President: High/Labour Court
1 327 560
JC
5
·         Judge: High/Labour Court
1 232 766
JD
1
·         Special Grade Chief Magistrate
·         Regional Court President
·         President: Divorce Court
853 479
JE
1
·         Regional Magistrate
·         Chief Magistrate
·         Presiding Officer:
758 574
JF
1
·         Senior Magistrate
625 818
JG
1
·         Magistrate
568 986