Historical information on the salaries that members of the United States House of Representatives have been paid:^{[1]}
Time Frame  Salary  per diem/annum 

17891815  $6.00  per diem 
18151817  $1,500  per annum 
18171855  $8.00  per diem 
18551865  $3,000  per annum 
18651871  $5,000  per annum 
18711873  $7,500  per annum 
18731907  $5,000  per annum 
19071925  $7,500  per annum 
19251932  $10,000  per annum 
19321933  $9,000  per annum 
19331935  $8,500  per annum 
19351947  $10,000  per annum 
19471955  $12,500  per annum 
19551965  $22,500  per annum 
19651969  $30,000  per annum 
19691975  $42,500  per annum 
19751977  $44,600  per annum 
19771978  $57,500  per annum 
19791983  $60,662.50  per annum 
1983  $69,800  per annum 
1984  $72,600  per annum 
19851986  $75,100  per annum 
1987 (1/12/3)  $77,400  per annum 
1987 (2/4)  $89,500  per annum 
1990 (2/1)  $98,400  per annum 
1991  $101,900  per annum 
1991 (8/15)  $125,100  per annum 
1992  $129,500  per annum 
19931997  $133,600  per annum 
19981999  $136,700  per annum 
2000  $141,300  per annum 
2001  $145,100  per annum 
2002  $150,000  per annum 
2003  $154,700  per annum 
2004  $158,100  per annum 
2005  $162,100  per annum 
20062007  $165,200  per annum 
2008  $169,300  per annum 
2009  $174,000  per annum^{[2]} 
