The president of Cantabria, María José Saénz de Buruaga, of the PP, will increase his salary the most, up to 6.9% next year
Politicians to raise wages in 2024 as unions push for SMI hike with opposition from Employers’ Association
Isabel Díaz Ayuso considers the implementation of a lifetime salary of 8,500 euros for former presidents of the Madrid region
The presidents of Galicia, La Rioja, Aragon, Extremadura, Valencian Community, Balearic Islands, Asturias, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha and Murcia, of different political colors will increase their salaries next year 2024. Some will increase their salaries by the percentage given to civil servants, but the majority chose the an increase between 3 and 5%, however some are not cut and it takes around 7%. All this, while the unions try to push the rise of the SMI in what is expected to be a difficult one negotiations which starts next Monday.
The Budgets of each community show the increase in the salary of the presidents of the region with an effect on the public accounts of the state: among them, those also public officials, where a 2% increase was approved, from which Gonzalo Capellán accepts. benefits. , María Guardiola from Extremadura, Emiliano García-Page, from Castilla La Mancha, Adrián Barbón, from Asturias and Fernando López Miras, from Murcia.
In contrast, the president of the Balearic Islands, Marga Prohens, charge 5% more that of 2023 and its counterpart Cantabria, María José Saénz de Buruagawill increase his salary the most, up to 6.9% next year.
The salaries of public employees will experience a fixed increase of 2% next year, in addition to 0.5% that will depend on how the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HICP) develops.
In the case of the central Government, the new Executive has not yet released the Budget project for next year, so the annual salary of Pedro Sánchez will currently be 90,010.20 euros per year, which represents a monthly salary which is 7,500 euros.
The presidents of the region that raised their salaries the most
The president of Cantabria, Maria Jose Saenz de Buruaga, of PP, be one of the most raise the salary for the next year, according to the regional Budget that sees an increase in up to 6.9% of these salaries.
In particular, Buruaga will go from receiving 64,606 euros per year in 2023 to collecting a total of 69,063.81 euros next year.
The regional government of Buruaga corrected the salary increase planned for the president and the councilors in the Budget, because at first they thought the increase would be 20% and finally the salary of these leaders will grow by 6.9% next year.
In the case of President of Aragon, Jorge Azcónalso from the PP, going from receiving a salary of 90,947.64 euros in 2023 to increasing his salary by 3% to 93,676.07 euros next year, more than the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, according to the number of three salaries which appears in your project Budget.
The ‘popular’ president of the Balearic Islands, Marga Prohens, will increase her salary next year up to 5%, although the increase It could be even higher, 7.5%, if we add the planned increase of civil servants of 2.5%.
In this way, the Balearic Budgets for 2023 think that the regional Presidency will earn a total of 73,311 euros, while those for 2023 point to a salary of 76,976.55 euros per year, which could be even higher.
Up to five presidents in the region will experience in 2024 the salary increase allowed by the State for officials. These five regional leaders are Gonzalo Capellán, María Guardiola, Emiliano García-Page, Adrián Barbón and Fernando López Miras.
In this way, the salary of the president of La Rioja, Gonzalo Capellán, from 82,750.6 euros per year to the increase planned by the State for 2024. In 2023, the annual salary of his counterpart in Extremadura, María Guardiola, will be 84,892. 7 euros and will also grow as the State allows.
Meanwhile, the government of Castilla-La Mancha shows in its public accounts for next year the salary increase allowed by the State for 2024. In this way, the salary of Emiliano García-Page will grow for the next year in relation to 2023, which is 86,454 euros.
Something similar will happen to the presidents of Asturias and Murcia, Adrián Barbón and Fernando López Miras, respectively, who will see their salaries increase in the same proportion. In 2023, the Asturian leader receives an annual salary of 69,128.62 euros, while the Murcian one is 75,670 euros.
Then, there are two regional presidents who have decided to apply a 0.5% increase in 2024, such as Alfonso Rueda (Galicia) and Carlos Mazón (Valencian Community).
Thus, the Galician president will go from earning 82,843 euros per year in 2023 to receiving a total of 83,247.72 euros next year, as outlined in the Xunta’s regional budget project for 2024.
As for Carlos Mazón, the salary of the president of the Valencian Community in 2023 is 77,842.56 per year and the regional public accounts approved by the PP and Vox increase this salary by 0.5%, up to 78,222.24 euros.
Isabel Díaz Ayuso has kept her salary of 103,000 euros per year frozen
Andalusia, Madrid and the Canary Islands collected a salary freeze to their presidents in their budget projects for next year.
In the case of the Community of Madrid, the Presidency has the same salary of 103,090 euros per year for 13 consecutive years, although Isabel Díaz Ayuso is the leader of the region that receives the most annual salary from this communities and in the middle of a debate. of which suggests the continuation of a lifetime salary of former presidents.
Of course, on this occasion Ayuso decided to freeze his annual salary, even though he planned a salary increase for his directors.
In these three communities that decided to freeze their salaries, the second leader with the highest income is from the Canary Islands, Fernando Clavijo, who will continue to earn 76,823 euros per year next year, while the his counterpart from Andalusia, Juanma Moreno, will keep his salary of 71,667.36 euros.
In the case of the president of Castilla y León, Alfonso Fernández Mañueco, he has not yet presented the regional Budget project for next year, although in 2023 he will have a salary of 76,355.08 euros per year.
The president of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonés, is the one with the biggest income: 136,177.5 euros
The president of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonès, found himself in a different situation. His Government has not yet presented the Budget project for the year 2024, because it is still in negotiations with the groups so that they can progress, so it is not yet known if it will plan for a salary increase.
In any case, the Catalan president is the leader of the region with the greatest income, with an annual salary of 136,177.5 euros, more than what the head of the Executive, Pedro Sánchez, receives.
On the other hand, the Lehendakari, Iñigo Urkullu, who receives about 106,778 euros per year, does not specify in the Budget project for 2024 if there is an increase in his salary.