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View Diary: Congressional Salary $175,000 Constituent Salary $17,500 (31 comments)

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  •  You're comparing individual to household income (0+ / 0-)

    That median $50,099 income is the income of everybody in the household, combined.  Congressional salary is for only one person - and many have working spouses.

    •  I already said that. :) (0+ / 0-)

      And that gets you at worst to 4.5 times to 7 times, which isn't really too bad (Assuming now two worker households in 1968, and two workers for every household today)

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