RTÉ Reveals Top Paid Presenters In 2022

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Mountrath's Claire Byrne is among those who saw their pay drop.

RTÉ has revealed their ten top paid presenters for 2022.

There's also been some restated earnings for 2021, off the back of controversy at the broadcaster last year.

€515,000 - That's the amount of former Late Late Show host Ryan Tubridy's stated earnings for 2022.

After him, its Joe Duffy that gets the second highest pay packet at €351,000, the same as what he earned the year before.

RTE Radio 1 and Mountrath's Claire Byrne's earnings dropped from €350,000 to €320,833.

While Miriam was paid €263,000 in 2022.

Ray D'Arcy’s earnings were €250,000, €200,000 less than 2019.

Brenan O'Connor is in sixth place at €245,000.

The top 6 highest paid presenters are all contractors which means they aren't treated as RTÉ staff.

Bryan Dobson, Mary Wilson, Daragh Maloney and George Lee make up the remainder of the list all getting between €179,000 and €210,000.

They are all RTÉ employees.

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