Ryan Tubridy tops highest earners list at RTÉ

RTÉ Radio 1 is the place to be in Irish radio if you want to be a top earner in the industry, with the top 6 places filled by presenters at the station.

Ryan Tubridy was the highest paid presenter at RTÉ in 2016, according to the latest published figures.

Ryan was on €495,000, up €50k from 2015 to 2016, for his daily radio show and hosting the Late Late Show on TV.

In second place on the top earners list was Ray D’Arcy earning €450,000 – a €50,000 increase on his 2015 pay. Radio 1’s Joe Duffy is third on the list having earned €389,988 in 2016. Colleagues Sean O’Rourke, Marian Finucane and Miriam O’Callaghan take 4th, 5th and 6th place.

Here’s the Top 10 list in order:

Ryan Tubridy: €495,000

Ray D’Arcy: €450,000

Joe Duffy: €389,988

Sean O’Rourke: €308,964

Marian Finucane: €300,617

Miriam O’Callaghan: €299,000

Claire Byrne: €216,000

Bryan Dobson: €198,146

George Hamilton: €186,195

Mary Wilson: 185,679



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