|Chancellor of Austria
Bundeskanzler der Republik Österreich
|Executive Branch of Government|
Chancellery of Austria
|Type||Head of government|
|Status||Supreme executive organ|
National Security Council
|Seat||Ballhausplatz, Innere Stadt, Vienna|
|Appointer||President of Austria|
|Term length||No fixed term|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Austria|
|Precursor||Minister-President of the Austrian Empire|
|Inaugural holder||Karl Renner|
|Deputy||Vice Chancellor of Austria|
|Salary||€306,446 per annum|
The Federal Chancellor is the head of government and chief executive of Austria. His or her deputy is the Vice-Chancellor. Before 1918, the office was the same as Minister-President of Austria. The Federal Chancellor is the de facto highest office in the state government.
The Chancellor is chosen by the President of Austria.
References[change | change source]
- "Politikergehälter: Was der österreichische Bundeskanzler verdient!". www.bruttonetto-rechner.at (in German). Retrieved 1 June 2019.