San Francisco Mayor London Breed ‘s $301,000 base salary is the highest in the nation among mayors. It’s also $119,000 more than what Columbus, Ohio, Mayor Andrew Ginther earns each year, even though San Francisco has just 5,000 more residents than its Midwestern peer.
Elected Officials Compensation Effective: January 2019
|Title||Base Monthly Stipend||Automobile Allowance|
|Mayor||$3,500 /mo.||City Vehicle|
Council Members currently receive $148,500 a year in base salary, which the council increased from $112,500 in early 2016.
The city is now projected to face a $13.2 billion budget gap over the next four years. And so far, its government has made little tangible effort to address the shortfall. The crisis is particularly dire for the state agency that most directly impacts life in New York , the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
The mayor’s responsibilities are primarily to preside at council meetings and to act as head of the city for ceremonial purposes and for purposes of military law. The mayor votes as a councilmember and does not have any veto power .
Salaries of members of the United States Congress
|Senators and House Representatives||$174,000|
|Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico||$174,000|
|President pro tempore of the Senate||$193,400|
|Majority leader and minority leader of the Senate||$193,400|
List of mayors of Atlanta
|Mayor of Atlanta|
|Inaugural holder||Moses Formwalt|
A hefty hydro board stipend made Fred Eisenberger one of Canada’s highest-paid mayors last year. Hamilton’s mayor earned a taxable salary of $184,662 last year, according to recently released 2018 council salary and expenses figures.
|Governor of New York|
|Formation||July 30, 1777|
|Deputy||Lieutenant Governor of New York|
Manhattan , Brooklyn , Queens , Staten Island , and The Bronx .
Each board , or CB, has 50 non-salaried members , who are appointed by either the borough president or the relevant City Council members . That’s right, no money and lots of fraught meetings —sounds fun, right?
Debt for the City, excluding the New York Municipal Water Finance Authority, has grown from $39.55 billion in FY 2000 to $95.03 billion in FY 2020, an increase of 140 percent.
According to a study done by the FBI, Boston is the second safest city in the U.S. New York City reported around 16,000 burglaries in the past year however, since its population has over 1,000,000 people in the city it is actually considered a metropolis and is therefore not technically a city.
This is despite a strong economy (both U.S. and New York City) and record low unemployment rates. With work-from-home policies at companies, New Yorkers have a once in a lifetime opportunity to work from anywhere they want while saving on Manhattan rents. For renters, now is the best time to get a deal.