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FULL LIST: Top 20 highly-paid Government employees in 2023 named, see how much they earn

Here is a list of Uganda’s highly-paid government employees taking home a monthly salary of over shs 17m, an amount which millions of Ugandans cannot even manage to earn annually.

The Inspector General of Government (IGG) Beti Olive Namisango Kamya Turwomwe leads as the most-paid public servant with a fat salary of shs37m every month.

KAMPALA, UGANDA: In this analysis of the 2022-2023 Financial Year salary structure, we bring you Uganda’s highly-paid government employees taking home a monthly salary of over shs 17m, an amount which millions of Ugandans cannot even manage to earn annually.

The list which only focuses on civil servants does not include even cabinet ministers, MPs and executive directors of departments and government agencies, some of whom earn even more.

According to the public service salary structure for the Financial Year ended by June 2023, the Inspector General of Government (IGG) Beti Olive Namisango Kamya Turwomwe leads as the most-paid public servant.

Every month, Kamya, a former minister and opposition presidential candidate, smiles at the bank for her Shs37m every month or about Shs 450m every year!

The Auditor General, Mr John Muwanga follows with Shs 36.1m every month while Kamya’s deputy Patricia Achan takes home shs32m.

Below is the full list of highly-paid govt employees for FY 2022/23.

  1. Inspector General of Government (IGG) – Shs 37 million
  2. Auditor General – Shs 36.1 million
  3. Deputy Inspector General of Government (D-1GG) – Shs 32 million
  4. Chief Justice – Shs 26.5 million
  5. Deputy Chief Justice – Shs 25 million
  6. Principal Judge – Shs 24 million
  7. Justice of the Supreme Court – Shs 23.5 million
  8. Justice of the Court of Appeal – Shs 23 million
  9. Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) – Shs 22.5 million
  10. Judge of the High Court – Shs 22.5 million
  11. Executive Director (Aviation/Presidential Crew) – Shs 22.5 million
  12. Chief Engineer (Aviation) – Shs 21.6 million
  13. Chief Pilot – Shs 21.6 million
  14. Chairperson of National Commission – Shs 21.2 million
  15. Captain (Aviation) – Shs 20.25 million
  16. Chief Registrar (Judiciary) – Shs 20 million
  17. Deputy Chairperson of Government National Commission – Shs 20 million
  18. Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions (D-DPP) – Shs 20 million
  19. Ugandan Pilot – Shs 20 million
  20. Vice Chancellor of a Public University – Shs 20 million

You can see the full salary structure for the 2022-2023 Financial Year HERE.

Meanwhile, a number of government employees who got a salary enhancement, such as secondary school science teachers, have not received their increased pay for about two months.

Original Story by: Pearltimes

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