A basic salary is paid to TDs from the date of the election, subject to the TD signing the Roll of Members of Dáil Éireann within 30 days of the election. Similarly, a basic salary is paid to Senators from and including the date of election to the Seanad. Those members of the Seanad nominated by the Taoiseach are paid from their date of nomination. Salaries are subject to tax, PRSI, the universal social charge, pension levy and pension contribution.
|Role||Basic Salary||Additional Salaried|
|Minister of State||€87,258||€34,381*|
|Leader of the Seanad||€65,000||€15,255|
|Deputy Leader of the Seanad||€65,000||€5,989|
These rates were effective in 31st Dáil and are subject to change for the purposes of the 32nd Dáil.
Certain specified positions within the Houses of the Oireachtas also have an additional salaried allowance. These salaried allowances are also subject to tax, PRSI, the universal social charge, pension levy and pension contribution.
|Whip to the Fianna Fáil Party (D)||€17,480|
|Assistant Government Whip (D)||€13,800|
|Assistant Whip to the Fianna Fáil Party (D)||€8,740|
|Assistant Whip to the Fine Gael Party (D)||€6,900|
|Whip to the Sinn Féin Party (D)||€5,520|
|Assistant Whip to the Labour Party (D)||€5,520|
|Whip to the People Before Profit Alliance (D)||€5,520|
|Whip to the Socialist Party (D)||€5,520|
|Assistant Whip to the Sinn Féin Party (D)||€2,760|
|Government Whip (S)||€2,682|
|Assistant Government Whip (S)||€792|
|Fianna Fáil Party Leader (S)||€5,989|
|Independent Group of Nominated Senators' Leader (S)||€2,682|
|Independent Group of University Senators' Leader (S)||€2,682|
|Whip to the Fianna Fáil Party (S)||€2,682|
|Whip to the Independent Group of Nominated Senators (S)||€792|
|Whip to the Independent Group of University Senators (S)||€792|
|Chairperson of Joint Committees (TD)||€8,740|
|Chairperson of Joint Committees (Senator)||€5,989|
|Chairperson of British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly||€8,740|
|Commission Members (TD)||€8,740|
|Commission Members (Senator)||€5,989|
|Select Committee on Members' Interests of Seanad Éireann||€0|
In some cases, members have waived receipt of some allowances so a presumption should not be made that all of the above mentioned allowances are paid.