141 Staffers Make $100K at White House ...Not counting Obama By Tim Karan, Newser Staff Posted Jul 1, 2011 5:11 PM CDT 96 comments Comments More than 140 White House employees make six-figure salaries, according to its annual report. (Getty Images) (Newser) – Budget crisis or not, it pays to work at the White House. Of the 454 employees who work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, 141 bring home six-figure salaries, according to the annual report released by the White House. Twenty-one make the top salary of $172,200, reports the National Journal. They include spokesman Jay Carney, speechwriter Jon Favreau, adviser Valerie Jarrett, and chief of staff Bill Daley. President Obama is not included in the document since it only spotlights employees, but he earns $400,000 annually. Check out what everyone else makes here.