2013-14 Salaries of Canadian Members of Parliament
The salaries of Canadian members of parliament (MPs) are adjusted on April 1 each year. Increases to the salaries of members of parliament are based on an index of base-wage increases from major settlements of private-sector bargaining units maintained by the federal Department of Human Resources Development.
For 2013-14 the salaries of members of parliament were increased by 1.6 perecent. This is the first pay increase for MPS since their salaries were frozen in 2010 as an austerity measure.
Base Salary of Members of Parliament
All members of parliament make a basic salary of $160,200.
Extra Compensation for Additional Responsibilities
MPs who have extra responsibilities, such as the Prime Minister, Speaker, Leader of the Opposition, Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State, Leaders of other parties, parliamentary secretaries, party house leaders, caucus chairs, and chairs of House of Commons committees, receive additional compensation.
|Title||Additional Salary||Total Salary|
|Member of Parliament||$160,200|
|Leader of the Opposition*||$ 76,700||$236,900|
|Cabinet Minister*||$ 76,700||$236,900|
|Minister of State||$ 57,500||$217,700|
|Leaders of Other Parties||$ 54,500||$214,700|
|Government Whip||$ 28,800||$189,000|
|Opposition Whip||$ 28,800||$189,000|
|Other Party Whips||$ 11,300||$171,500|
|Parliamentary Secretaries||$ 16,000||$176,200|
|Chair of Standing Committee||$ 11,300||$171,500|
|Caucus Chair - Government||$ 11,300||$171,500|
|Caucus Chair - Official Opposition||$ 11,300||$171,500|
|Caucus Chairs - Other Parties||$ 5,700||$165,900|
|*The Prime Minister, Speaker of the House of Commons, Leader of the Opposition and Cabinet Ministers also get a car allowance.|
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