Annual salaries of 12 world leaders: Obama, Jacob Zuma, Angela Merkel, Putin, others [View List]
Here is how much 12 leading President and Prime Ministers get as their annual salaries. Not monthly o, annual! President Obama leads the pack with $400,000. South African President Jacob Zuma is the only African President in the list with an annual salary of $223, 500. Despite running the 2nd largest economy in the world, Chinese President is the 12th in the ranking with an annual salary of $22,000.