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Councillor benets

Municipalities are graded between 1 and 6, with a small


municipality being graded as a 1 and a metro 6.
Grading depends on the municipalitys total income and
population size

Full-time councillors
Highest-paid mayor

R1.2m
Lowest-paid mayor

R689 000
Highest-paid speaker, deputy mayor or deputy
executive mayor

R1m
Lowest-paid speaker, deputy mayor or deputy
executive mayor

R551 000
Highest-paid MMC, whip or chairperson of a
subcouncil

R940 000
Lowest-paid MMC, whip or chairperson of a
subcouncil

R516 000
Highest-paid chairperson of section portfolio
committees

R878 000
Lowest-paid chairperson of section portfolio
committees

R482 000

Part-time councillors
Highest-paid mayor

R693 000

Lowest-paid mayor

R381 000
Highest-paid speaker, deputy mayor or deputy
executive mayor

R586 000
Lowest-paid speaker, deputy mayor or deputy
executive mayor

R304 000
Highest-paid MMC, whip or chairperson of a
subcouncil

R520 000

Lowest-paid MMC, whip or chairperson of a


subcouncil

R286 000

Highest-paid chairperson of section portfolio


committees

R485 000
Lowest-paid chairperson of section portfolio
committees

R267 000

Highest paid in terms of other part-time


members

R441 000
Lowest paid in terms of other part-time
members

R207 000
Allowances for both full-time and
part-time councillors, which form
part of the package
Travel expenses, vehicle running and maintenance
allowances, cellphone expenses, housing allowances,
out-of-pocket expenses
In cellphone allowances, full-time
mayors at grade 6 municipalities get
R3 485 and all others get R1 739

In cellphone data allowances, all


councillors may be reimbursed an
amount not exceeding R300 a month

15% of councillors salary goes to their


pension fund, included in the total
package

Municipalities also take out a special risk


cover on the properties of councillors as a
result of riots, civil unrest, strike or public
disorder. Fixed property limited to R1.5m
and vehicle to R750 000. Life and
disability cover limited to double the
remuneration package. The municipality
also provides alternative accommodation
for 30 days when property is damaged,
reviewable
Municipality provides tools of trade, such
as computers, stationery, etc

Security personnel (bodyguards)


provided in cases where risk has been
established

Municipality may pay for the capacity


building of councillors, including
education and training
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