For the first time the broadcaster is to reveal the names of all stars earning over £150,000. By registering to HELLO! By comparison the BBC’s director general, Tony Hall is paid between £450,00 and £499,999. Adrian Chiles, who fronted ITV’s football coverage between 2010 and 2015 earned £4.6m in 2013, according to his company’s accounts. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. Getty Images. Claudia Winkleman came in at ninth place and Vanessa Feltz was the 10th highest-earning star. People would go, 'Wow! There were 16 new entries in the list this year, 10 of whom were female. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Gary Lineker and Chris Evans top the list of the highest-paid BBC stars again, with both presenters raking in over £1m. Adam Boulton, Sky’s best-known news presenter was widely rumoured to be paid upwards of £400,000 a year in his former role as political editor, which he had occupied since establishing Sky News’ political team in 1989. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. 2017/18: £600,000-£609,999 Huw Edwards - … PA. Zoe Ball, Evans’s breakfast show replacement, is the BBC… Graham Norton is in third place, pocketing between £610,000 and £614,999 for payments for his Radio 2 presenting job and “a range of programmes and series” which do not include his chat show. alerts and find out about everything before anyone else. Fourth on the list was TV newsreader Huw Edwards who has taken a pay cut of around £30,000 and is now on around £490,000. Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Play slideshow. 290,000 and £294,999 in 2018-19. Play slideshow. ​Winkleman earns between £370,000 and £374,999, while Feltz earns between £355,000 and £359,999. Compare your pay to Nigerian senators, who are entitled to $37,500 a month each for expenses. Gary Lineker is the BBC’s highest-earning talent for the second year in a row, the corporation reported, as it revealed that its seven best-paid stars are all men. He receives between £350,000 and £399,999 per year. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. This is slightly more than Sky Sports football pundit Gary Neville, who was reportedly handed a £1.5m-a-year contract when he rejoined the channel last year after a disastrous spell as manager of Spanish football club Valencia. Five others have fallen out of the list: Jane Garvey, John Simpson, Kamal Ahmed, Moira Stuart and Nick Knowles. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Salary: £1.25m (Evans left the BBC in December 2018). The national median is 17.9 per cent. Jon Snow v Huw Edwards News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Sky chief executive Jeremy Darroch pocketed £17.9m in the year to June 2015. Some presenters working for privately-owned companies are reportedly paid significantly more, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Chatting to the Radio Times about criticism regarding the highest paid TV personalities at the BBC, he said: "For some reason MPs want to know what famous people at the BBC earn. Even the lower figure apparently far exceeds what the BBC pays presenters on its breakfast news show. Coronavirus latest news: Britain's R-rate falls below 1, new modelling from King's College suggests, US election: Trump campaign pushes fraud lawsuits in Georgia as president ramps up 'cheat' claims, Politics latest news: MP links lockdown leak inquiry to departing PR chief Lee Cain, Travel latest news: Greece's travel corridor at risk as Covid cases rise, Nicola Adams forced to quit Strictly Come Dancing after Katya Jones tests positive for covid. The presenters and judges of Strictly also fall into this category of people who's salaries the BBC no longer have to publish. The figures will face heightened scrutiny after the BBC announced it would be scrapping the universal free TV licence for over-75s – arguing it needed the money to protect its investment in programming. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. £600,000 and £649,999 in 2016-17, but this fell to between £ ... $37,500), in addition to their monthly salaries of more than $2,000. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. Find out what you are worth. 50% have a lower income than you You are the super-rich, in the top income bracket. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. He saw his earnings fall to £4.7m last year. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Find out more about how we use your information in our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Also, I have to say, what would really shock the public is to discover the disparity between ITV and BBC. And it’s not like I want to dob people in it, but you read that list and go, really? What does the PM's chief of staff do, and who are the runners and riders now that Lee Cain has quit? 240,000 and £244,999. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Former ITV news anchor Mark Austin, who left the channel in December, was rumoured to have picked up a £300,000 salary when he joined in 2005. Information about your device and internet connection, including your IP address, Browsing and search activity while using Verizon Media websites and apps. This is an improvement on the 34 per cent figures for the previous year. Although her earnings are expected to rise, she will nonetheless earn less than her male predecessor. ITV will pay its first ever female chief executive, Carolyn McCall, who was appointed on Monday, a lower base salary of £900,000. '", READ: Graham Norton reveals A-list guest's most outrageous request, Get 20% off Dower & Hall jewellery gifts with code HELLOFASHION20, Discover what it's REALLY like to work on a private island…, Shop HELLO!’s limited-edition kindness necklace. View our online Press Pack. Previous lists have drawn controversy due to the large gender imbalance among the BBC's highest earning on-air talent and led to a promise from Director General Tony Hall to eliminate this gap. Nick Robinson, who held the position before Ms Kuenssberg, now earns between £250,000 and £299,000 as a presenter on the Today Programme. He is now back at the BBC and paid between £150,000 and £199,999. Research and compare average salaries. Match of the Day host Gary tops the list after Chris Evans had more than £500,000 wiped from his pay. You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. These were Annie Mac, Clara Amfo, Jane Hill, Joanna Gosling, Louise Minchin, Naga Munchetty, Orla Guerin, Reeta Chakrabarti, Sara Cox, Zoe Ball, Adrian Chiles, Charlie Stayt, Clive Myrie, Dotun Adebayo, Jermain Jenas and Nihal Arthanayake. He is now on a par with Feltz. Andrew Neil was earning between £200k and £249k two years ago but again doesn't feature on this this year's list. Why are right-wingers really outraged about BBC salaries? BBC presenters’ pay and salaries – who earns the most and how many women earn over £150k? The revelation of star’s salaries came after the BBC’s director-general said the public backs the broadcaster giving high salaries to “big stars” because they are “talented and entertaining”. For other inquiries, Contact Us. Susannah Reid was reportedly awarded a £1m salary for Good Morning Britain when she made the move from the BBC in 2014, but sources within the programme told the Guardian that she was earning less than half that. Explore how your salary compares to the average earnings in your country, then see where your wage sits globally. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'I agree', or select 'Manage settings' for more information and to manage your choices. Ten highest paid BBC presenters 1. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Gary Lineker. So, Catherine, our line producer, is very organised, she gets on the phone, 'I'll get you another dressing room. That came despite 22.6 per cent of Sky shareholders voting against the £7m the company handed him in 2013. Yet reported salaries for well known- on air talent at rival broadcasters suggest some of those featured on the BBC’s £100m list are, if anything, underpaid. 1. Global wage calculator: Compare your salary Think you're paid what you're worth? I'll call her 'she'. Out of interest, why does she need another dressing room?" The BBC Radio 2 presenter saw her salary increase by £97,500 from the previous year, based on the midpoint of the salary range the BBC released. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. THE BBC has published its latest salary disclosures revealing what some of its top stars are paid. The company said it is introducing a base salary and benefits cap for executive directors of 40 per cent, with 15 per cent of that related to the company’s financial performance and 25 per cent personal performance. HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. Some presenters and actors who work for the corporation’s commercial arm, BBC Studios, are not included, meaning the stars of some of its biggest programmes like Doctor Who are not on the list. By comparison the BBC’s director general, Tony Hall is paid between £450,00 and £499,999. Activate HELLO! All 12 of the top earners at the Beeb are men — … We need another dressing room.' ", He added that people be compared to ITV salaries, Graham, 56, recently opened up about some of the more challenging guests who have appeared on his chat show, and revealed that there was one guest who "took our breath away" due to their odd requests. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. '", He continued: "You may hate me or Gary Lineker or Zoe Ball but that’s not just what the licence fee is paying for. The BBC released its latest pay disclosure - showing which stars are paid the most with our licence fee. Here's all you need to know. Graham Norton defends his £600,000 BBC salary following criticism, Inside Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith's Cotswolds house, Graham Norton reveals A-list guest's most outrageous request. Chatting on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he explained: "You get used to it but the one that kind of took our breath away… This person will remain nameless. Former Radio 2 breakfast show host Chris Evans is still featured among the highest earners, despite leaving the corporation in December to join Virgin Radio. Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. Of the people with the highest salary increases, six of the top 10 are female. The 4 mild symptoms of coronavirus you should not ignore, Rishi Sunak won't rule out another Eat Out to Help Out scheme after lockdown, Names of 8 tragic babies revealed as nurse in court accused of murdering them, Strictly's Nicola Adams AXED from show after Katya catches coronavirus, Man who smashed car into cop station 'snapped after being given £10k Covid fine', ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Claire Balding - £180,000 – £189,999. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Salary: £1.25m (Evans left the BBC in December 2018) PA .