Much has been made of how Congress and the president still get paid during the government shutdown. Ever wonder what the congressional payroll looks like? Take a look at their yearly salaries:

President

  • $400,000

Members, Officers, and Officials of the House: Selected Salaries

  • Speaker of the House $223,500
  • Majority and Minority Leaders $193,400
  • All other Representatives (including Delegates and Resident Commissioner From Puerto Rico) $174,000
  • Chief Administrative Officer $172,500
  • Clerk of the House $172,500How Much Does Congress Get Paid?
  • Sergeant at Arms $172,500
  • Chaplain $172,500
  • Legislative Counsel $172,500
  • Law Revision Counsel $172,500
  • Parliamentarian $172,500
  • Inspector General $172,500
  • Director, Interparliamentary Affairs $172,500
  • General Counsel to the House $172,500

Members, Officers, and Officials of the Senate: Selected Salaries

  • President pro tempore ($230,700 if the position of Vice President is vacant) $193,400
  • Majority and Minority Leaders $193,400
  • All other Senators $174,000
  • Secretary of the Senate $172,500
  • Sergeant at Arms and Doorkeeper $172,500
  • Legislative Counsel $172,500
  • Legal Counsel $172,500
  • Parliamentarian $171,315
  • Chaplain $155,500

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