Governor salaries 12 times higher than GNI per capita

Salaries ranged between $33,101 and $723,551

The average salary for governors at the central banks that replied to Central Banking’s Governance survey was $248,824. The minimum was $33,101, in an emerging economy in Asia, and the highest was $723,551, in a high income economy in Oceania. Twenty-one central banks answered this question. Fourteen were from high income countries, five were from upper-middle, and two were from lower-middle countries, coded in blue, green and red respectively, in the graph below. 

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