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A member of the US Congress is paid $158,000 a year, a few members are paid somewhat more.

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Q: What is the salary and other compensation for a member of Congress?
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What is annual compensation?

Your annual compensation is your annual salary package. Compensation can be only salary, or it can include other benefits such as health insurance and retirement contributions.


What is a payment other than wages or salary call?

The word for a payment, other than wages or salary, is compensation. Compensation for work or services rendered can be in various different forms.


Salaries and other compensation for members of Congress are set by who?

Congress sets the salaries and other forms of compensation for its members, but they have to be careful not to give themselves too much money for apprehension of voter backlash.


What comprises employee compensation?

Usually, compensation is composed of the base wage or salary, any incentives or bonuses, and other benefits.


Salaries and other compensation for members of Congress are set by?

the Speaker of the House


Formal disapproval of the actions of a member of Congress by the other members?

Formal disapproval of the actions of a member of Congress by the other members is known as censure. this is a motion that can be presented by any member of the Congress to be debated by the others.


Comparative analysis on salary compensation and benefits of filipino workers to other part of the world?

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Can a member of congress hold any other office?

Not any other ELECTIVE office.


Formal disapproval of the actions of a member of Congress by other members?

impeachment


A term of Congress lasts as long as the term of what other group?

a member of the house of representatives


What did Congress create after the Love Canal contamination and other events involving hazardous wastes?

Congress created the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.


What is the annual salary of the ceo of premera blue cross?

According to the Office of the InsuranceCommissioner, Barlow received more than $1.9 million in salary, bonus and other compensation in 2006


How is compensation salary for congresspeople determined?

The US Constition gives Congress the power to set their own pay for memebers.Ê Today senators and representatives recieve an annual salary of $136, 672.Ê They also recieve numerous other benefits including travel allowances, tax deductions for two homes, and health care perks.


Can members of congress hold other government jobs while in congress?

I believer no because being a member of congress seems like a full time job


How would you answer indicate your desired salary including all aspects of compensation?

There are various approaches to answer the question where you asked to indicate your desired salary including all aspects of compensation. You should base this on the current market rate, your previous pay, level of experience and the company's budget among other things.


Are fired NFL coaches under contract paid full salary or full salary less other compensation?

All NFL coaches have contracts. All of their contracts have clauses covering what they will be paid in case they are fired.


What did Congress create after the Love Canal contamination and other events involving hazardous waste?

Congress created the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.


What is total compensation?

Its different per company/country and can be different inside of one company and the different countries that company is in. However, in the US it is typically Base Salary + Short Term Incentives (Bonus) = Total Cash Compensation. Total Cash Compensation + Long Term Incentives (Stock, etc.) = Total Direct Compensation (aka Total Compensation) Other calculations can be used to determine and factor in health benefits, retirement, and other 'compensation'. But as mentioned, these calculations will be different in different countries, but the above calculations are standard.


What is the Difference between gross salary and basic salary?

There are several differences between gross salary and basic salary. Basic salary is the agreed upon rate of pay discussed between employer and employee which does not include overtime or any other forms of extra compensation. Gross salary is the salary paid before taxes that include overtime pay, holiday pay, and shift differentials if applicable.


What is the definition of total annual compensation?

The definition of total annual compensation includes all your benefits of employment. This includes your salary, time off benefits, what your employer pays towards your health benefits, retirement, and other fringe benefits.


Can a member of congress be arrested while driving to work?

Yes, a member of congress can be arrested while driving to work. If the person is breaking the law, they are subject to the same laws as every other citizen in the US.


How often is speaker of the house is electated?

The Speaker of the House is chosen from the majority party in the House. As a member of congress he must be re-elected every two years just like every other member of congress.


What term is used when referring to the presidents salary?

"Compensation" and "emolument." Article 2, Section 6 states that the president shall receive for his services a "compensation". Later in the section it states that the president shall not receive any other "emolument" from any state.


What is a member of congress forbidden to hold while in congress?

While in Congress, members are forbidden from holding any civil office under the authority of the United States which was created or the emoluments of that office were increased during the time the person was in Congress and no person holding any office under the United States shall be a member of either House during his continuance in office. In plain language, a member of Congress cannot hold any other office within the other two branches of government nor can an employee of one of the other branches of government become a Congressman and stay employed in those other branches.


Individual member of congress is forbidden from holding this while in congress?

While in Congress, members are forbidden from holding any civil office under the authority of the United States which was created or the emoluments of that office were increased during the time the person was in Congress and no person holding any office under the United States shall be a member of either House during his continuance in office. In plain language, a member of Congress cannot hold any other office within the other two branches of government nor can an employee of one of the other branches of government become a Congressman and stay employed in those other branches.