Miami Mayor Wants His Salary Paid Fully in Bitcoin

Francis Suarez, who has been mayor of Miami since 2017, has said he will receive his next paycheck in Bitcoin.

0.13 BTC per month

In a Twitter post said Suarez that he aspired to be the first U.S. state or federal-level legislator to have a portion of his salary in Bitcoin would get paid. from public registers it turns out that the salary of the mayor of Miami was $97,000 a year between 2016 and 2017. This means that he would receive a monthly salary of about $8,000. This is converted 0.13 BTC at the current price of $63,404. Suarez said he would rather use an app like Bitwage or Strike rather than have the local government go to the trouble of converting his fiat salary into crypto.