'BBC journalists are paid up to forty per cent more than their competitors in the commercial sector, according to a leaked review of salaries in the corporation's news division.
Years of union-backed pay rises, as well as top-up allowances unheard of among commercial rivals, have pushed BBC journalists' salaries far in excess of staff at organisations such as Sky News and ITN, according to a pay review leaked to the Daily Telegraph.
The report, carried out for the BBC by financial consultants PwC, warns that rank-and-file staff in the BBC's 7,000-strong news division enjoy salaries that are "higher than the market median".'
More here at The Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/09/20/bbc-journalists-paid-up-to-40-per-cent-more-than-commercial-riva/ but obviously not from the overpaid journalists at the 'unbiased by Charter' but biased in reality BBC.