Which Lithuanian ministers get the highest salaries?
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is the highest paid member of the ruling government with Defence Minister Juozas Olekas a close second. However, many government ministers are paid significantly less.
Defence Minister Juozas Olekas (left) and PM Algirdas Butkevičius are best-paid members of the cabinet
Lithuanians are increasingly satisfied with their wages, although over the past several years average pay only rose by a little more than 50 euro is now about 550. Still, levels of satisfaction with wages in Lithuania are almost the same as in Estonia with the average monthly salary of 900 euro.