2013 Salaries Determination for MPs

The Remuneration Authority has released its 2013 determination for MPs salaries. These are backdated to 1 July. The new salary levels for each type of MP are:

  • PM $428,500
  • Deputy PM $303,900
  • Cabinet Ministers (18) $268,500
  • Speaker $268,500
  • Leader of the Opposition $268,500
  • Ministers outside Cabinet (7) $226,300
  • Government Senior Whip $200,770
  • Labour Deputy Leader $192,560
  • Labour Senior Whip $191,820
  • Deputy Speaker $189,400
  • Green Party Leader $182,170
  • NZ First Party Leader $173,140
  • Green Whip $172,520
  • Maori Party Leader $166,060
  • NZ First Whip $164,780
  • Assistant Speakers (2) $162,200
  • ACT Party Leader $162,200
  • UnitedFuture Party Leader $162,200
  • Mana Party Leader $162,200
  • Junior Whips (3) $162,200
  • Select Committee Chairs (13) $162,200
  • Select Cmte Deputy Chairs (13) $152,400
  • Ordinary MPs (49) $147,800

The Remuneration Authority said that the average annual increase in terms of total remuneration is just under 2%.

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