Salaries of White House Staffers
$172K is a common one
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted May 1, 2013 5:32 PM CDT
Jay Carney, press secretary: $172,200   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

(Newser) – White House staffers have to take an unpaid day off starting with the May 1 pay period thanks to the sequester, and Politico uses the opportunity to round up some high-profile salaries. (It's not clear how many total days the staffers will lose.)

  • Jay Carney, press secretary: $172,200
  • Tom Donilon, national security adviser: $172,200
  • Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser: $172,200
  • Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president: $140,000
  • Gene Sperling, director of the National Economic Council: $172,200
  • Dan Pfeiffer, senior adviser: $172,200
  • Alyssa Mastromonaco, deputy chief of staff: $172,200
  • Jeanne Lambrew, deputy assistant to the president for health policy: $158,500
Click for the full list.