The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) has announced new salaries for various state officers including the president, his deputy, governors and MPs among others.
Under the new reviewed salaries structure released SRC Chairperson Sarah Serem on Monday, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto will take home a monthly gross of Sh1.4million and Sh1.2million respectively down from the current Sh1.650 and Sh1.40million.
Salaries of all Cabinet Secretaries (CSs) have been reduced to Sh924,000 down from Sh1.056 million, while Permanent Secretaries (PSs) will earn Sh 765,000, from current Sh874.500.
Speaker of both National Assembly and the Senate will earn a gross salary of Sh1.155 million each from the previous Sh1.32 million with their deputies taking home Sh924.000.
The leaders of Majority and Minority in both houses to will be paid Sh765,188. Member of Parliament’s gross salary will be reduced to Sh621,250 from previous Sh710,000. County Governors and their deputies will earn Sh924.000 and Sh621,250 respectively
“We have also reduced allowances and all payments going forward will be guided by state of the economy,” said Sarah.
Salaries and allowances for the 2,222 Members of the County Assembly (MCAS), 349 MPs, 67 senators, 47 governors and the President among the top earners in public service that have been affected by the new review.