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How Much Does a Member of Congress Make Per Year? Average Member of Congress Salary?

Becoming a member of congress is a lifetime ambition for many people and it is a rewarding and varied career. The average annual salary for a member of congress is $169,300 and with experience and movement up the political ladder this can easily exceed $180,000. Many members of congress choose the role because of the influence that it has while others are looking for a rewarding and exciting job that offers great advances in the future.

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by Margaret Walker on Tue, 04/05/2011 - 16:00

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