Compensation for congressional staffs of McCain, Obama, and Clinton

July 7, 2008 - 8:33 PM

CNSNews.com This sheet summarizes Cybercast News Service's analysis of the compensation for Sen. John McCain's congressional staff, Sen. Barack Obama's congressional staff and Sen. Hillary Clinton's congressional staff. It is based on data reported by the Secretary of the Senate.
Sen. John McCain

Total paid employees during reporting period: 69

Total number of male paid employees during reporting period: 31

Total number of female employees during reporting period: 38

Average annual pay for all male employees: $32,347.72

Average annual pay for all female employees: $47,898.17

Total number of interns during reporting period: 23

Number of male interns: 15

Number of female interns: 8

Average annual pay for all interns: $6,422.40

Average annual pay for male interns: $6,448.12

Average annual pay for female interns: $6,374.17

Total number of non-intern paid employees: 46

Total number of male non-intern paid employees: 16

Total number of female non-intern paid employees: 30

Average annual pay for all male non-intern employees: $56,628.60

Average annual pay for all female non-intern employees: $58,971.24

Average annual pay for all (16) male employees earning more than $23,000 annually: $56,628.83

Average annual pay for all (30) female employees earning more than $23,000 annually: $59,104.51

Total number of employees paid more the $100,000 an annual basis: 5

Total number of female employees paid more than $100,000 on an annual basis: 3

Total number of male employees paid more than $100,000 on an annual basis: 2

Sen. Barack Obama

Total paid employees during reporting period: 67

Total number of male paid employees during reporting period: 36

Total number of female employees during reporting period: 31

Average annual pay for all male employees: $55,692.86

Average annual pay for all female employees: $48,729.91

Total number of interns during reporting period: 1

Number of male interns: 1

Number of female interns: 0

Average annual pay for all interns: $19,162.50

Average annual pay for male interns: N/A

Average annual pay for female interns: N/A

Total number of non-intern paid employees: 66

Total number of male non-intern paid employees: 35

Total number of female non-intern paid employees: 31

Average annual pay for all male non-intern employees: $56,736.58

Average annual pay for all female non-intern employees: $48,729.91

Average annual pay for all (33) male employees earning more than $23,000 annually: $59,207.63

Average annual pay for all (31) female employees earning more than $23,000 annually: $48,729.91

Total number of employees paid more the $100,000 an annual basis: 5

Total number of female employees paid more than $100,000 on an annual basis: 1

Total number of male employees paid more than $100,000 on an annual basis: 4

Sen. Hillary Clinton

Total paid employees during reporting period: 70

Total number of male paid employees during reporting period: 22

Total number of female employees during reporting period: 48

Average annual pay for all male employees: $56,731.34

Average annual pay for all female employees: $51,948.47

Total number of interns during reporting period: 0

Number of male interns: 0

Number of female interns: 0

Average annual pay for all interns: N/A

Average annual pay for male interns: N/A

Average annual pay for female interns: N/A

Total number of non-intern paid employees: 70

Total number of male non-intern paid employees: 22

Total number of female non-intern paid employees: 48

Average annual pay for all male non-intern employees: $56,731.34

Average annual pay for all female non-intern employees: $51,948.47

Average annual pay for all (22) male employees earning more than $23,000 annually: $56,731.34

Average annual pay for all (43) female employees earning more than $23,000 annually: $56,050.20

Total number of employees paid more the $100,000 an annual basis: 4

Total number of female employees paid more than $100,000 on an annual basis: 3

Total number of male employees paid more than $100,000 on an annual basis: 1