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Infographic: Top 10 highest-earning U.S. presidents

Marie Gentile
by Marie Gentile, Staff Writer (@dimespring)

Sure, being president has its perks (how many professions can boast a $50,000 tax-free expense account?), but the presidential salary usually isn’t counted among them. Still, depending on the time, inflation rate and economic state, some presidents have done pretty well for themselves during their time in office. Here’s a look at the 10 highest-earning presidents over the past 224 years, based on today's rates.

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Marie Gentile is a personal finance reporter and content producer at Dimespring. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from Marquette University. A native Midwesterner, Marie is now living in Atlanta and adjusting to life below the Mason-Dixon.