Council Remuneration – how does Chestermere compare. Where does it “pay” to be on Town Council??
|City or Town||Population||Mayor Salary||Full/Part Time||Councillor Salary||Full/Part Time|
|Full Time||$22,000 (current)
|Calgary||1,096,833||$201,830||Full Time||$111.066||Full Time|
|Airdrie||49,500||$85,000||Full Time||$27,000||Part Time|
|Strathmore||12,352||$44,000||Part Time||$24,000||Part Time|
*proposed increase to $80,510 was rejected Nov/12
*proposed increase to $27,100 was rejected Nov/12
|Okotoks||24,511||$73,942||Full Time||$38,213||Part Time|
|High River||12,920||$49,235||Part Time||$25,022||Part Time|
|Canmore||12,288||$74,438||Full Time||$22,592||Part Time|
|Banff||8,244||$77,000||Full Time||$25,500||Part Time|
|Full Time||$60,236||Part Time|
|$123,353||Full Time||$32,328||Part Time|
Provincial legislation mandates that the 1st 1/3 of these salaries is tax free. The totals also vary somewhat in benefits, if expenses are included, if per diem is paid, etc.