Highest annual earnings of BBC employees in the UK 2017

In July of 2017 the BBC released annual information regarding employees’ salaries; this statistic shows the top earners of that list. TV and Radio presenter Chris Evans was the highest paid BBC employee, with an approximated income of 2.2 million British pounds. This was followed by Sports presenter Gary Lineker with earnings of 1.75 million British pounds.

Highest earning employees at the BBC in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

Annual salary in million GBP
Chris Evans (Multi-genre presenter)2.2
Gary Lineker (Sports presenter)1.75
Graham Norton (Multi-genre)0.85
Jeremy Vine (Multi-genre)0.7
John Humphrys (Multi-genre)0.6
Huw Edwards (Multi-genre)0.55
Steve Wright (Radio)0.5
Matt Baker (Multi-genre)0.45
Claudia Winkleman (Multi-genre)0.45
Nicky Campbell (Multi-genre)0.4
Alan Shearer (Sport)0.4
Andrew Marr (Multi-genre)0.4
Stephen Nolan (Multi-genre)0.4
Alex Jones (TV non-scripted)0.4
Vanessa Feltz (Radio)0.35
Nick Grimshaw (Radio)0.35
Simon Mayo (Radio)0.35
Fiona Bruce (Multi-genre)0.35
Derek Thompon (Actor)0.35
Tess Daly (TV non-scripted)0.35
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Release date

July 2017


United Kingdom

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