South Africa (Monthly Salary: $16,243)
With an average monthly salary of $16,243, South Africa’s federal lawmakers are the highest paid in all of Africa and rank among the best paid in the world.
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There are 400 elected National Assembly members and 90 National Council of Province Members. This translates to a monthly wage bill of about $7.8 million or $94 million per year.
But that is not all, South African MPs also receive a number of benefits including accommodation and travel allowance, ICT allowance and a fully equipped office.