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How Much White House Staffers Get Paid

Find out which White House workers bring home the most bacon


white house 630Working at the president’s humble abode is definitely something to write home about, but does it pay as great as it sounds? Sometimes.

Every year, The White House gives a report to Congress listing the title and salary of every White House Office employee, a requirement that began in 1995. With the recent release of the 2012 report, now you can see which White House workers are bringing home the most dough (salaries rounded to the nearest thousand).

5. $40,000-$70,000

  • Countless researchers, assistants and analysts ($40,000 or so)
  • Scheduler ($58,000)
  • Speechwriter ($60,000)

4. $70,000-$100,000

  • Director of White House Operations ($85,000)
  • Special Assistant / Personal Aide to the President ($95,000)
  • Head calligrapher ($96,000)

3. $100,000-$130,000

  • Special Assistant to the President and Director of Research ($100,000)
  • Chief of Staff of the National Economic Council ($120,000)
  • Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of Scheduling ($130,000)

2. $130,000-$160,000

  • Clearance Advisory ($132,000)
  • Ethics Advisor ($140,000)
  • Deputy Assistant and Counsel to the President ($158,000)

1. $160,000+

  • Senior Policy Advisor ($165,000)
  • Assistant to the President and Press Secretary ($172,000)
  • Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady ($172,000)

— Alyssa Oursler, InvestorPlace Editorial Assistant

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