What is the salary of the Speaker of the House of the United States government?
We get lots of mail asking us for information on the salaries of politicians in Washington D.C. Here's a quick look at the House and Senate.
In 2011, the speaker of the House hads a salary of $223,500; the majority and minority leaders and the president pro tempore all had salaries of $193,400; and other U.S. senators and representatives had salaries of $174,000.
For more information, see Pay and Perquisites of Members of Congress.