Who are the Best Paid Presidents in Latin America?
Noticiero Univision ranked Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales as the best-paid president in Latin America. Morales makes $19,454 per month in a country where the minimum salary is $398.69 per month.
The second best-paid president in Latin America is Sebastian Piñera, Chile, who makes $14,580 per month.
He is followed by Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto, who makes $14,316 per month, although his successor, Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced he will lower his salary to less than half of Nieto’s amount and will make $5,740 per month. Minimum Mexican salaries are $141 per month.
The worst paid president in Latin America is Bolivian President, Evo Morales, who makes $3,483 per month.
Presidential Rankings and salary sources cited in Noticiero Univision, Night Edition, 8/22/18.