What White House Jobs Pay

Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (John Bolton) — $183,000

Another member of the $183k club was John Bolton. Until September 2019, he served as Trump’s national security advisor before resigning from the post. The job involves reporting to the president on matters of national security and serving on the national security council, which produces sensitive intelligence information. Under Obama, Susan Rice was making $176,461 per year in the same position, as of 2016.