New salaries for State & public officers as they get an increment in July 

Cabinet Secretaries and Members of Parliament are set to get pay hikes starting this July.

A Gazette Notice dated August 9, 2023 from the Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) noted that state officers were scheduled to get salary and benefit increments starting July 1.

"Monthly remuneration structure for state officers in the Executive of the government will be implemented in the financial year 2024/25 with effect from July 1, 2024," the commission said in the notice.

According to the notice, the pay of the Prime Cabinet Secretary, all 22 Cabinet Secretaries, the Attorney General, the Head of Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet would rise to Sh990,000 each from Sh957,000.

Both the Speaker of the National Assembly and the Senate are set to receive Sh1,208,362 from Sh1,185,327, Sh40 million mortgage, Sh25,000 airtime and official residence.

Principal Secretaries are also set to benefit with their salaries set to rise to Sh819,844 from the initial Sh752,519.

Both the Majority and Minority leaders are set to walk home with Sh800,019 from the previous Sh784,768.

Additionally, Members of Parliament and Senate will receive a pay rise from the initial Sh725,502 to 739,600.

Parliamentary committees are also set to receive a revised sitting allowance of Sh7,500 per sitting, Sh35 million mortgage allowance, Sh356,525 for vehicle maintenance and Sh15,000 for airtime.

Governors' pay has also been adjusted from Sh957,000 to Sh990,000 with their deputies set to receive Sh684,233 from Sh652,742 while  MCAs are set to receive Sh164,588 from Sh154,481.

Security bosses including the Inspector General (IG), Director of National Intelligence Service (NIS), Director of the Criminal Investigations (DCI) and their deputies have also received a pay rise.

The IG and Director Generals in NIS and DCI will take each home Sh819,844 from the initial Sh792,519.

Deputy IGs Kenya Police and Administration police and the DCI will earn Sh684,233 from Sh652,742 previously.

This new increment means that the Treasury will require a minimum of Sh360 million yearly to finance these new salaries amidst pressure from the public and tough economic times.