7 unusual jobs people have in the White House - and what they pay
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Pastry chefs are tasked with making the famous gingerbread house.
- There are several jobs in the White House that some may consider unusual.
- There's an entire office of calligraphers who handwrite invitations, menus, and certificates, while there's also a team of stenographers who record the president's every word.
- The White House also employs people who construct world-famous gingerbread houses and someone to walk the president to his residence at night.
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All over the US, there are weird jobs that you probably never knew existed, and the same can be said for the White House. While President Trump's White House employs over 400 people, some positions are just plain unusual - yet most pay fairly well.
Here are seven of the more unconventional White House jobs, from the highest-paid to the lowest.
A "body man" is hired to assist and keep close tabs on the president, including walking him home at night.
The stenographers are responsible for following the president around and taking a written record of everything he says.
The White House employs several calligraphers just to handwrite special invitations.
Presidential correspondence teams are devoted to answering letters sent to the president.
The records management analyst's sole purpose is to organize important documents.
Most know the White House has a private chef, but it also has an executive pastry chef who focuses on building the famous gingerbread house.
Military social aides volunteer to greet, chat, and dance with dignitaries visiting the White House.