According to Guido’s ass-fucking-loving colonial cousin Wonkette;
“Superlobbyists might earn up to $1 million a year. Newer recruits earn at least six figures, sometimes starting as high as $200,000 a year, a great leap from the Hill, where salaries vary from office to office but where aides are lucky to break $50,000 a year. Only a small percentage of the more than 16,000 Capitol Hill staff members make more than $100,000.”
UPDATE:Chime’s Lord Tinker Bell trousered £784,106 and Piers Pottinger a measly £509,954 in their last report. Guido thinks that you have to add on share options to that, taking them comfortably over the $1m-a-year mark.