Central bank comms staff earn $40,000 on average

Data shows wide disparity across institutions and income groups

Staff in central bank communications teams earn an average of nearly $40,000 per year, though there are major differences between institutions.

Annual salaries ranged from $12,000 to $84,000, data from the Communications Benchmarks 2022 shows. The median was $36,000.

There was a similarly wide range in the reported budgets of central banks, from lows of $84,000 a year to over $7 million.

Only around half of central banks reported salary and budget figures – 17 institutions answered each

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