Since 2007, Sanders has served as a United States Senator for the state of Vermont. In addition, he has undertaken a number of Presidential campaigns.

Bernie Sanders' Income

Bernie's fortunes began to rise after the publication of his book "Our Revolution" in 2016. Bernie made a bit more than $1 million in 2016 and $1.1 million in 2017.

After his book profits plummeted to $393,000 for the year, he and his wife Jane had a total adjusted gross income of $561,000 in 2018.

Between 1981 through 1989, he was the mayor of Burlington, Vermont, where he received $33,700 a year.

Bernie earned $90,000 to $140,000 as a US Congressman between 1990 and 2005. Beginning in 2005, he has been paid $174,000 a year as a US Senator.

Real Estate

Bernie and Jane Sanders are the proud owners of three residences. They paid $405,000 in 2009 for what is now their principal residence.

They paid $575,000 for a vacation property on Lake Champlain in Vermont in 2016. The home had previously been advertised for $775,000.

They bought a townhouse in Washington, D.C. in 2007. $488,999 is the price. This home is valued at $685,000 by Zillow, yet similar properties have recently sold for $800,000 or more.

Bernie’s estimated net worth is $3 million in 2022, after deducting mortgages and retirement assets.