tshwane thumb100 TMG Parliament reports that Tshwane metro municipal manager Jason Ngobeni is the country’s highest paid civil servant‚ with his R3-million annual salary package out-earning the president‚ deputy president and cabinet ministers.  

President Jacob Zuma earns R2.8-million annually.  Ministers in his cabinet earn around R2.3-million while provincial premiers earn about R2.1-million.  The salaries of other metro municipal managers range between R1.9-million for Buffalo City and R2.8 million for Ekhuruleni.  The eThekwini and Mangaung municipal managers’ packages are on par at around R2.4 million each, while the City of Cape Town municipal manager earns just over R2.2 million. The Johannesburg municipal manager takes home R2.6 million annually.  In Nelson Mandela Bay the position is vacant.

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