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Hillary Clinton’s Speaking Fee North Of $200K

It puts her in the stratosphere of the speaking circuit, along with her husband and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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WASHINGTON — Now that she’s out as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton isn’t going to be hurting for money, thanks to speaking fees of more $200,000 per speaking appearance, according to a source familiar with the situation.

The fee puts Clinton in the upper echelons of the speaking industry. Those who make six figures per speech include Al Gore, Dick Cheney, and George W. Bush; those who make more than $200,000 include Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bill Clinton (see this chart for reference).

The fee will be more than Clinton’s annual salary as Secretary of State, which was $186,000.

Politico’s Playbook reported on Monday that Clinton would hit the speaking circuit this spring, and that “Secretary Clinton will likely do some speeches for no fee for causes she champions, and expects to occasionally donate her fees for charitable purposes.”

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