These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

World leaders…they’re just like us, right? Well, unless you earn a six-figure salary, not so much.

That said, they do make considerably less than the average Fortune 500 CEO. And still, many would say politicians make too much.

Let us know in the comments how you feel about these head of state salaries.

(All values in U.S. dollars unless otherwise specified)

<p>No. 20: Juha Sipila, President of Finland<br>Salary: $153,197 (140,904 euros)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 20: Juha Sipila, President of Finland
Salary: $153,197 (140,904 euros)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 19: Gudni Johanesson, President of Iceland<br>Salary: $156,374 (16.7 million Icelandic kroner)<br>(AP) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 19: Gudni Johanesson, President of Iceland
Salary: $156,374 (16.7 million Icelandic kroner)
(AP)

<p>No. 18: Theresa May, Prime Minister of United Kingdom<br>Salary: $185,962 (144,000 pounds)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 18: Theresa May, Prime Minister of United Kingdom
Salary: $185,962 (144,000 pounds)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 17: Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway<br>Salary: $187,000 (1.6 million kroner)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 17: Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway
Salary: $187,000 (1.6 million kroner)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 16: Francois Hollande, President of France<br>Salary: $194,530 (178,920 euros)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 16: Francois Hollande, President of France
Salary: $194,530 (178,920 euros)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 15: Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands<br>Salary: $195,601 (180,000 euros)<br>(AP) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 15: Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of The Netherlands
Salary: $195,601 (180,000 euros)
(AP)

<p>No. 14: Enda Kenny, <span>Taoiseach of Ireland</span><br>Salary: $201,034 (185,000 euros)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 14: Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland
Salary: $201,034 (185,000 euros)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 13: Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan<br>Salary: $203,319 (22.6 million yen)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 13: Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan
Salary: $203,319 (22.6 million yen)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 12: Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister of Sweden<br>Salary: $214,587 (1.9 million kroner)<br>(AP) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 12: Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister of Sweden
Salary: $214,587 (1.9 million kroner)
(AP)

<p>No. 11: Lars Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark<br>Salary: $219,205 (1.5 million kroner)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 11: Lars Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark
Salary: $219,205 (1.5 million kroner)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 10: Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium<br>Salary: $230,392 (212,000 euros)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 10: Charles Michel, Prime Minister of Belgium
Salary: $230,392 (212,000 euros)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 9: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany<br>Salary: $235,041 (216,278 euros)<br>(Getty Images) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 9: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
Salary: $235,041 (216,278 euros)
(Getty Images)

<p>No. 8: Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg<br>Salary: $245,184 (225,600 euros)<br>(AP) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 8: Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg
Salary: $245,184 (225,600 euros)
(AP)

<p>No. 7: Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada<br>$253,123 (345,400 Canadian dollars)<br>(AFP) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 7: Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada
$253,123 (345,400 Canadian dollars)
(AFP)

<p>No. 6: Christian Kern, Chancellor of Austria<br>Salary: $330,396 (304,006 euros)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 6: Christian Kern, Chancellor of Austria
Salary: $330,396 (304,006 euros)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 5: Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia<br>Salary: $385,965 (517,504 Australian dollars)<br>(AP) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 5: Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia
Salary: $385,965 (517,504 Australian dollars)
(AP)

<p>No. 4: Donald Trump, President of The United States<br>Salary: $400,000<br>(AP) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 4: Donald Trump, President of The United States
Salary: $400,000
(AP)

<p>No. 3: Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland<br>Salary: $401,929 (400,000 Swiss francs)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 3: Doris Leuthard, President of Switzerland
Salary: $401,929 (400,000 Swiss francs)
(Reuters)

<p>No. 2: Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of Hong Kong<br>Salary: $578,320 (4.5 million Hong Kong dollars)<br>(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 2: Leung Chun-ying, Chief Executive of Hong Kong
Salary: $578,320 (4.5 million Hong Kong dollars)
(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

<p>No. 1: Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore<br>Salary: $1,717,352 (2.4 million Singapore dollars)<br>(Reuters) </p>
These are the 20 highest-paid world leaders

No. 1: Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
Salary: $1,717,352 (2.4 million Singapore dollars)
(Reuters)

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