White House released the list of its officers and their salaries last week, with the highest income of $172,000 a year. Their salaries depend on the positions which they are in. The officers working at White House are paid $82,700 a year and their salaries range from $21,000 to nearly $180,000 a year. The lowest full-time officers’ income is less than $38,000.
In fact, 469 officers were paid over $38 million last year by White House. 23 others, including press secretary Robert Gibbs and senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, got the highest income of $172,000. Although their salaries are quite high, they are lower than two part-time officers - Michael Hash and Timothy Love. Their income is $179,700 in 2009. Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden makes roughly $230,000 a year. The following list is the White House’ officials who earn $172,000.
David Axelrod – senior advisor who helps president implement politic strategy
Melody C. Barnes – A director of home policy board
John O. Brennan- White House’s security consultant
Carol Browner- the director of energy policy and climate change office in White House
Stephanie Cutter is now an Obama’s advisor in strategy for his healthcare law
Rahm Emmanuel – White House’s chief
Jon Favreau who write speeches to President Obama
Patrick Gaspard (left) the director who undertakes policy matters for President Obama
Robert Gibbs – White House’s spoken man
Valerie Jarrett – a senior advisor
Susan Sher – a close friend of President Barck Obama
Lawrence Summers - former president of Harvard University, director of national economic council.
Mona Sutphen (right) - Deputy Chief of charge policy