When it comes to the annual salary of the world leaders, the mighty and powerful may not be the one who gets paid well.

The leaders who are always in the global spotlight like the President of United States, Chancellor of Germany or French President are not highly paid compared to some of their colleagues in the rest of the world.

The Prime Minister of Singapore tops the list of the highest paid political leaders, compiled by the IB Times.

Have a look at the top ten highly paid politicians of the world.