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Salaries of the President, Vice President, and Other U.S. Officials

The salaries listed below are annual as of 2011. The president most recently received a raise in 2001.

Position Salary
President  
 1789 $25,000
 1873 $50,000
 1909 $75,000
 1949 $100,0001
 1969 $200,0001
 2001 $400,0001
Vice President $230,7002
Senator $174,000
Representative $174,000
Majority and Minority Leaders $193,400
Speaker of the House $223,500
Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court $223,500
Assoc. Justice, U.S. Supreme Court $213,900
1. Plus $50,000 non-taxable expense allowance to assist in defraying expenses relating to or resulting from the discharge of his official duties.
2. Plus $10,000 taxable expense allowance.
Source: Office of Personnel Management. Web: www.opm.gov/ .

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