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January 06, 2010 12:11AM

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Salaries of the President and His Cabinet

The President of the United States has the most demanding job in the world. How much does he earn in salary? $400,000 per year.

Below are the salaries for the President, top federal judges and cabinet members for 2008.PositionSalary

Executive Branch President of the United States

$400,000 wow!!! that is alot

Executive Schedule Level 1: Cabinet-level officials

$191,300

Level II: Deputy secretaries of departments, secretaries of military departments, & heads of major agencies

$172,200

Level III: Under secretaries of departments & heads of middlelevel agencies

$158,500

Level IV: Assistant secretaries & general counsels of departments, heads of minor agencies, members of certain boards & commissions

$149,000

Level V: Administrators, commissioners, directors, & members of boards, commissions, or units of agencies

$139,600

Legislative Branch Vice President of the United States (President of the Senate)

$221,100

Speaker of the House of Representatives

$217,400

President Pro Tempore of the Senate

$183,500

Majority and Minority Leaders - House and Senate

$188,100

Senators, Representatives, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, and Delegates

$169,300

Comptroller General of the United States

$168,000

Deputy Comptroller General

$154,600

Librarian of Congress

$168,000

Judicial Branch Chief Justice of the United States

$217,400

Associate Justices of the Supreme Court

$208,100

Judges, U.S. Courts of Appeal

$175,100

Judges, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

$175,100

Judges, U.S. District Courts

$165,200

Judges, United States Claims Court

$165,200

Judges, Court of International Trade

$165,200

Judges, Tax Court of the United States

$165,200

Bankruptcy Judges

$151,984

Magistrate Judges

$151,984 that is a lot