The mayor of Madrid, Jose Luis Martínez-Almeida, and that of Bilbao, Juan Mari Aburto, were the mayors who earned the most in Spain in 2022 with 108,157 euros and 101,449 euros in salary, respectively. They are followed by those from Barcelona, Vitoria and San Sebastián, all above 91,000 euros.
This Friday, the Ministry of Finance and Public Function shared the salaries of all mayors in Spain during 2022. Almeidafrom the Popular Party, leads the list with a salary of 108,157 euros for his duties as mayor of the capital and He leads the list for another year, despite the fact that his salary did not increase in the last term.
For his part, the Bilbao mayor of the PNV Juan Mari Aburto It is the second with almost 7,000 euros per year less than Madrid and surpasses that of Barcelona for the first time, Jaume Collboni, from the PSOE who earns 100,000 euros per year. Both hold the sole position of mayor and do not receive internal remuneration from their parties. Butto is also the second that has increased its salary the most charging 3,000 euros more than what he received in 2021.
The top 5 is closed by the first mayor of Vitoria, Maider Etxebarria (PSOE), with 96,717 euros for exclusive dedication, 5,000 euros more than what her predecessor earned, and the councilor of San Sebastián, Eneko Goia (PNV), with 91,849 euros for exclusive dedication to his position and is another of those whose remuneration has increased with 3,000 euros more than what he earned in 2021. The mayors of other large cities such as Valencia or Seville are next on the list, below 91,000 euros.
The salaries of these mayors are higher than that of the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, who receives 82,000 euros annually and that of some of the full-time ministers who have a salary of 79,000 euros per year.