On average each Cllr was paid €32,000 in 2012, and €29,000 in 2013.
Donegals highest paid politician between 2012 and 2013 was former Mayor Cllr Frank McBrearty, who earned just over €92,000 in two years.
In 2012 Cllr Frank McBrearty earned €47,030, while in 2013 he earned €45,161, while the current Mayor Ian McGarvey earned €45,242.
The serving Mayor between 2011 and 2012, Noel McBride, earned €47,858 in 2012.
Cllrs who have served as Mayor of Donegal would earn slightly more as they would attend more engagements than any other Cllr.
Meanwhile, the highest earning Cllr who was not Mayor between 2012 and 2013 was Cllr Brendan Byrne, he earned €47,006 in 2012 and €40,303 in 2013.
The next highest earning Cllr who was not a Mayor during the last two years was Cllr David Alcorn, he earned €47,959 in 2012 and €38,779 in 2013.