Jason Kenney has 19 political staffers who make over $100,000 a year. The highest makes over $224,000, which works out to nearly $20,000 a month. The lowest paid of those 19 makes over $114,000; that’s nearly $10,000 a month.
|Executive Assistant to the Premier||$114,559.38|
|Executive Director, Premier’s Southern Alberta Office||$194,252.76|
|Special Advisor, Communications and Deputy Press Secretary||$124,521.28|
|Director of Talent||$149,425.38|
|Premier’s Chief of Staff||$224,137.94|
|Special Assistant to the Premier||$114,559.38|
|Director, Stakeholder Relations||$149,425.38|
|Executive Director, Communications and Planning||$194,252.76|
|Deputy Director, Communications and Press Secretary||$159,387.02|
|Manager, Stakeholder Relations||$114,559.38|
|Director, Digital Strategy||$124,521.02|
|Executive Director, Issues Management||$194,253.02|
Rachel Notley’s staff salary list for her first year had 1 more than Kenney’s, but she included assistants and receptionists.
|Director, Issue Management||$159,387.02|
|Director, Tour and Scheduling||$149,425.38|
|Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff||$124,521.28|
|Executive Assistant to the Premier||$84,674.46|
|Deputy Chief of Staff||$174,329.74|
|Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff||$84,500.00|
|Administrative Assistant, Communications||$69,512.30|
|Director, Media Relations||$149,425.38|
|Administrative Assistant, Issues Management||$69,512.30|
|Coordinator, Stakeholder Relations||$114,559.38|
|Chief of Staff||$224,137.94|
|Director, Special Projects||$149,425.38|
Notley spent $661,724 less on all her staff per year than Kenney is on his 19 most expensive.
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Also interesting, Kenney is spending 68¢ per capita on these 19 staffers. Notley spent 52¢ for all her staffers in her first year. Ford spent 32¢ per capita. Kenney is spending twice as much on his staff per capita than Ford is.