Talk:Salaries of members of the United States Congress

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Does a congressman receive public fund for paying their staff? Or they have to spend money from their pockets to hire staff? Thanks -- (talk) 16:42, 1 March 2012 (UTC)

They're staff gets paid just like any other government worker. Dumaka (talk) 16:30, 2 March 2012 (UTC)
Congressmen may have no more than 18+4 staff members - paid out of their MRA, which averages $1,268,520.
~ender 2018-01-15 00:35:AM MST

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This page could use an additional paragraph explaining whether or not the people serving had staff, :and whether or not staff salaries were paid out of these salaries.AbbottDeborah (talk) 15:50, 9 August 2011 (UTC)AbbottDeborah — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk)

Other BenefitsEdit

Do congressmen get benefits above their baseline salary - such as 401K, health, transportation subsidies, etc?Edreynolds (talk) 16:37, 15 April 2017 (UTC)
The PDF says the Representatives' MRA averages around $1,268,520, for their other costs, including franked mail, staff, etc. Senators have access to the SOPOEA - FY2017 legislative branch appropriations bill shows a range of $3,043,454 to $4,815,203. The average allowance is $3,306,570.
~ender 2018-01-15 00:22:AM MST

Schedule 6Edit

Are Senators considered members of the House of Representatives? As there is no separate salaries listed for baseline Senators in schedule 6, as there are for baseline Representatives.
~ender 2018-01-15 00:22:AM MST

According to the PDF listed above, both Senators and Representatives (if I'm reading correctly), who don't have special job functions, get paid the same.
~ender 2018-01-15 00:36:AM MST

Clarification NeededEdit

What do the numbers in parenthesis in the Year column indicate? Example: 1934 (2/1) and 1934 (7/1) — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:51, 6 March 2021 (UTC)