March 21, 1936 - Article - A Businessman Looks At Relief: Politics vs. Efficiency, by Robert L Johnson
But all these jobs were purely honorary. No pay roll was connected with them. The real trouble was with the positions that carried salaries, whether $900 a year for a janitor or $5000 a year for a county director. (pg. 9)
Comments: This gives you an idea of the pay ranges of this period.