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What was the salary of the us president from 1900 until now?

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10/26/2013
  • 1900-1909: $50,000/yr.
  • 1909-1949: $75,000/yr.
  • 1949-1969: $100,000/yr. + $50,000 expense account
  • 1969-2001: $200,000/yr. + $50,000 expense account
  • 2001-pres.: $400,000/yr. + $50,000 expense account

Below is the value of each U.S. President's average annual salary when converted to 2010 dollars:

  • G.Washington => $530,000
  • J.Adams => $440,000
  • T.Jefferson => $460,000
  • J.Madison => $390,000
  • J.Monroe => $470,000
  • J.Q.Adams => $560,000
  • A.Jackson => $620,000
  • M.Van Buren => $590,000
  • W.H.Harrison => $630,000
  • J.Tyler => $690,000
  • J.K.Polk => $700,000
  • Z.Taylor => $710,000
  • M.Fillmore => $710,000
  • F.Pierce => $650,000
  • J.Buchanan => $650,000
  • A.Lincoln => $470,000
  • A.Johnson => $360,000
  • U.S.Grant => $690,000
  • R.B.Hayes => $1,100,000
  • J.A.Garfield => $1,100,000
  • C.A.Arthur => $1,100,000
  • S.G.Cleveland => $1,200,000
  • B.Harrison => $1,200,000
  • W.McKinley => $1,300,000
  • T.Roosevelt => $1,230,000
  • W.H.Taft => $1,720,000
  • T.W.Wilson => $1,300,000
  • W.G.Harding => $951,000
  • J.C.Coolidge => $947,000
  • H.C.Hoover => $1,062,000
  • F.D.Roosevelt => $1,116,000
  • H.S.Truman => $821,000
  • D.D.Eisenhower => $785,000
  • J.F.Kennedy => $723,000
  • L.B.Johnson => $670,000
  • R.M.Nixon => $1,060,000
  • G.R.Ford => $802,000
  • J.E.Carter => $626,000
  • R.W.Reagan => $417,000
  • G.H.W.Bush => $328,000
  • W.J.Clinton => $276,000
  • G.W.Bush => $452,000
  • B.H.Obama => $400,000