The rumored annual salaries of Australia's top TV presenters are public.
Lisa Wilkinson sits at the top of the & # 39; list thanks to the lucrative contract she signed with Channel 10 after leaving the Nine Network in 2017.
The 60-year-old's deal with Channel 10 is rumored to be worth close to $ 2.3 million.
Cha-ching! The rumored salaries of Australia's top TV presenters are public, with Lisa Wilkinson leading the package at $ 2.3 million a year
The former Today anchor was offered $ 1.8 million to stay with Nine, but wanted an additional $ 500,000.
When the network did not meet her salary expectations, she switched to Channel 10 and participated in the current show The Project.
While Lisa did not bring blockbuster ratings, TV Blackbox editor Rob McKnight said last year that her wage package was justified because of her decades of experience and ability to & # 39; big name interviews & # 39; to land.
Prestige: While Lisa has not brought blockbuster ratings to The Project, insiders say her pay package is guaranteed, in order to & # 39; she & # 39; respect & # 39; in & # 39; the sector and & # 39; big-name interviews & # 39; land
Hot on their heels is Hamish Blake, who is now the golden boy of Channel Nine, thanks to the ongoing success of Lego Masters.
According to New Idea, the 38-year-old earns a staggering $ 2 million a year.
& # 39; He is the anointing of Nine. From & # 39; execs to the publishers to the marketing department, he is universally loved, & # 39; said an insider.
Big bucks! Hamish Blake probably earns a staggering $ 2 million a year, with his three-year contract renewed every 18 months
& # 39; He can do no wrong and in return gets an extraordinary ongoing multi-million dollar contract to keep him away from competing networks, & # 39; she added.
Hamish has provided top ratings for the network this year, thanks to the smash success of Lego Masters.
The second season of & # 39; s family-friendly reality show premiered with a metro audience of 1.23 million – the highest audience for any 2020 entertainment show.
Ratings: Hamish delivered top ratings for the network this year, thanks to the smash success of Lego Masters
Former The Voice host Sonia Kruger is said to be earning a whopping $ 1.3 million from her new deal with Channel Seven.
The 54-year-old beat nine for Seven last year, where she will host the next Big Brother again.
& # 39; She goes away & # 39; Channel Seven is willing to pay much more money than Channel Nine, & # 39; told a Daily Mail Australia incident in November.
Superstar: Former The Voice host Sonia Kruger is said to earn a whopping $ 1.3 million from her new deal with Channel Seven
Her salary at Seven is said to be worth a package up to $ 4 million over three years, or $ 1.3 million per year.
Sunrise hosts Sam Armytage and David Koch are big spenders at Seven, but their salaries were recently reduced by 20 percent because of the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Before the pay cut, Sam was billed at $ 500,000 a year, while Kochie was much higher at $ 1 million.
It's unclear if Sonia's salary was included in wage cuts, since she only signed with the network at the end of last year.
Pay cut: Sunrise Samantha Armytage earned $ 500,000 annually, while David Koch was reported at $ 1 million, but her salaries were recently reduced by 20 per cent due to the economic impact of the coronavirus
Seven News boss Craig McPherson told the Sydney Morning Herald & # 39; s Private Sydney that the talent took the cuts with & # 39; great grace and class & # 39 ;.
& # 39; I personally spoke to all of my attendees and everyone was very understanding of & # 39; e situation and treated it with great grace and class, & # 39; Craig said.
In 2017, multiple reports in the media claimed that Carrie Bickmore and Waleed Aly of The Project earn $ 500,000 each year from Channel 10.
However, their salaries may have increased since those initial reports given their enormous popularity.
Tidy sum: In 2017, multiple reports in the media claimed that Carrie Bickmore and Waleed Aly of The Project earn $ 500,000 each year from Channel 10
Sophie Monk is another big money maker, though her exact salary is unclear.
According to the Courier Mail, the 40-year-old earned nearly $ 300,000 to front the third season of The Bachelorette in 2017.
Her pay package has probably increased when she went to Channel Nine the following year, with some reports claiming she may have been close to & # 39; $ 1 million & # 39; has earned for hosting Love Island Australia.
However, the figure has never been confirmed, and it is unclear if the million-dollar deal with the network included multiple seasons of Love Island Australia.
Million dollar girl? Sophie Monk raised $ 300,000 to do The Bachelorette in 2017, but her pay package may climb as high as $ 1 million for her role as host of Love Island