EIGHTY-FOUR PER cent of National Treasury Management Agency staff were paid bonuses for 2010.
RTÉ reports that 258 workers, including staff at NAMA, received an average of €7,700 in February of this year, representing bonuses due for 2010.
The average salary of a worker at the NTMA is €100,000, reports The Irish Times, and the bonuses awarded for 2010 amounted to almost €2 million.
Fourteen staff at the agency are paid more than a quarter of a million euro. NTMA’s nine most senior executives waived their bonuses for 2010. The chief executive had been due to receive a bonus of €240,000.
Meanwhile the chief executive of Eirgrid has confirmed that he won’t be receiving an additional payment this year. Dermot Byrne was paid a bonus of €23,00 last year reports RTÉ, but that won’t be the case for 2011.