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Pay for highest-paid lobbyists advances steadily higher

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Median pay is rising faster than that of CEOs at the same groups; trade association advocates dominate list of top-paid lobbyists

May 25, 2018
By Mark R. Graham

The median salary for the 100 highest-paid lobbyists—measured by the yearly change in combined base and bonus pay—climbed 4.5 percent in the latest tax year, and one in five lobbyists saw pay increase by more than 10 percent.