1/11 = 10 - Jason Mohammod Sports broadcaster Jason Mohammad joins the top 10 thanks to a pay increase of almost £100k to £355,000 – £359,999 a year. (Credit: PA) (PA Archive/PA Images) 2/11 = 10 - Vanessa Feltz Radio presenter Vanessa Feltz shares the number 10 slot after seeing her salary rise to £355,000 – £359,999, up from £330,000 – £339,999 last year. (Credit: AP) (Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP) 3/11 =8 - Claudia Winkleman Claudia Winkleman is joint with fellow female presenter Zoe Ball having held on to her £370,000 – £374,999 a year. (Credit: SOPA Images/Sipa USA) (SIPA USA/PA Images) 4/11 =8 - Zoe Ball The joint highest paid woman on the list is Zoe Ball, who has replaced Chris Evans as the host of Radio 2's breakfast slot. She is joint eighth earning £370,000 – £374,999 a year. (Credit: PA) (PA Wire/PA Images) 5/11 7 - Andrew Marr Show In London Political commentator and tough interviewer Andrew Marr is still in the top 10 at number 7 despite seeing his salary cut to £390,000 – £394,999. (Credit: Barcroft Media via Getty Images) (Barcroft Media via Getty Images) 6/11 6 - Alan Shearer Alan Shearer has jumped to number six in the list thanks to a salary increase from £410,000 – £419,999 to £440,000 – £444,999 (Credit: PA) (PA Archive/PA Images) 7/11 5 - Steve Wright Radio DJ Steve Wright has slipped below Edwards having taken a pay cut of almost £100k to make his salary £465,000 – £469,999. (PA Archive/PA Images) 8/11 4 - Huw Edwards Newsreader Huw Edwards rises to fourth place Huw Edwards with an annual salary of £490,000 – £494,999, despite taking a pay cut from £520,000 – £529,999 for the year 2017-18. (Credit: PA) (PA Archive/PA Images) 9/11 3 - Graham Norton Chat show host Graham Norton remains at number three, although his salary has risen by around £5k to £610,000 – £614,999. (Credit: PA) (PA Wire/PA Images) 10/11 2 - Chris Evans Chris Evans was still employed by the BBC up until the end of 2018 before defecting to commerical station Virgin, and so he comes second on the list with a salary of £1,250,000 – £1,254,999, down from £1,660,000 – £1,669,999 last year. (Credit: PA) (PA Wire/PA Images) 11/11 1 - Gary Linekar Sports comemntator Gary Lineker is still the highest earning presenter at the BBC, with a salary of £1,750,000 – £1,754,999, the same as he earned last year. (Credit: PA) (Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
The BBC has published the salaries of its top-earning talent for 2018-19, revealing a glaring pay gap between men and women still exists. And despite quitting his BBC Radio 2 breakfast show this year, Chris Evans is still riding high at the top of the list.
Here are the top 10.