RTÉ Reveals Highest Paid Prese...


RTÉ Reveals Highest Paid Presenters for 2022

Alex Rowley
Alex Rowley

09:43 29 Jan 2024

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RTÉ has revealed their ten top paid presenters for 2022.

There's also been some restated earnings for 2021, off the back of controversy at the broadcaster last year.

Ryan Tubridy remained the highest paid presenter on €515,000.

After him, its Joe Duffy that gets the second highest pay packet at €351,000.

RTE Radio 1's Claire Byrne took a pay drop - from €350,000 to €320,833.

Miriam O'Callaghan was paid €263,000 and Brendan O'Connor got €245,000.

The top 6 highest paid presenters are all contractors which means they aren't treated as RTÉ staff.

The payments do not include fees paid by independent production companies for

Bryan Dobson, Mary Wilson, Daragh Maloney and George Lee make up the remainder of the list all getting between 179 thousand and 210 thousand euro. They are all RTÉ employees.

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