Director of the National Economic Council — $183,000
The Director of the National Economic Council is the person responsible for giving the president sensible advice on economic policy matters outside of those relating to domestic policy. He is also responsible for creating the Economic Report of the President each year, along with other staff members working for the National Economic Council.
Whoever is chosen to take this role, earns a salary of $183,000 per year. A lot of dollars for a lot of responsibility.
Director of White House Travel Office — $92,400
Compared to the rest of the salaries for White House employees, the Director of the White House Travel Office is definitely getting ripped off. He is responsible for booking travel accommodations for all of the White House press corps members.
While this salary is hardly worthy of the work this position requires, it's still much more than what it was in 2016, a mere $77,625.
Director of White House Information Technology — $168,000
Imagine what it would be like working in IT at the White House under the President. Your phone would be ringing at all hours of the day and night with radical demands from citizen No. one. The position, which was first created by President Obama, is paid $168,000 per year.
This is quite a bit more than the salary offered in 2016 when the position was first introduced. David Recordon made at the time just $121,752 while he was the Director of White House Information Technology.
Deputy Director of the National Economic Council — $168,000
The National Economic Council is responsible for advising the president on domestic and global economic policy. The President can have several employees in this sector, and the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council manages them all.
The lucky person in this role receives a salary of $168,000 per year. The salary of this position has increased over the years, just like all major positions in the government.
Chief of Staff to the First Lady — $183,000
The First Lady (or First Gentleman) may not get a salary for all of the work they do, but they do have a staff to assist them with their required duties. With a dozen or so staff members on the payroll, the Chief of Staff to the First Lady’s first responsibility is to manage them all. Additionally, the person in the role handles the First Lady’s schedule and day-to-day operations.
The Chief of Staff to the First Lady earns $183,000 per year. This is slightly more than what former people under this position earned, a modest sum of $176,461 per year.