Emolument is defined as a salary or fee obtained for holding office or for your employment.
The money you are paid for holding political office is an example of emolument.
gain from employment or position; payment received for work; salary, wages, fees, etc.
Origin of emolumentMiddle English from Classical Latin emolumentum, the result of exertion, gain, profit from emolere, to grind out from e-, out + molere, to grind: see mill
Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
Origin of emolumentMiddle English from Latin ēmolumentum gain, originally a miller's fee for grinding grain from ēmolere to grind out ē-, ex- ex- molere to grind ; see melə- in Indo-European roots.
From Old French emolument, from Latin emolumentum
emolument - Legal Definition
A payment or other benefit received as a result of employment or of the holding of a public office.