Lucrative lobbying

The chief executive officers of Washington’s most politically active trade groups earned an average of $2.34 million in 2010. The average compensation for CEOs who are former members of Congress was higher. Read related article.

Trade group lobbying pay
Sources: Guidestar, Center for Responsive Politics, Bloomberg research. James Smallwood/The Washington Post. Published on April 1, 2012, 6:21 p.m.
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