In just six weeks, President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, reportedly turning down a $400,000 per year salary to do a job that is normally considered a full-time position. But not for Trump. He's going to continue his gig as the executive producer for the NBC reality show, "Celebrity Apprentice," a side job that will earn him big bucks while he's playing POTUS.

Trump originally hosted the show when it debuted in 2004 and also served as co-producer until he left in 2015 to run in the 2016 presidential election.

The new season of the show, now called "The New Celebrity Apprentice" debuts on January 2, 2017, just 18 days before Trump is sworn in as our nation's president.

Donald Trump could make over $1M as 'Celebrity Apprentice' Executive Producer

Arnold Schwarzenegger will host the upcoming season of "The New Celebrity Apprentice" but it's likely Trump will still be calling the shots. Variety reports that Trump confirmed on December 8 that he is serving as the show's Executive Producer through the show's production company, MGM.

While he didn't reveal how much he will make, there is speculation that he will be paid “in the low five-figures, at minimum" for every episode that airs on NBC.

Considering NBC has aired 12-14 episodes of "Celebrity Apprentice" in previous seasons, even if Trump is paid a paltry $75,000 per episode, that could see a payday of over $1 million.

Part-time President?

And while many voters would expect Donald Trump to stay put in the White House to play the role of the U.S.

President, it appears that the President-elect won't be in Washington on a full-time basis. He has made it clear that he will be going back and forth to his home base — Trump Tower in New York City — on a regular basis to see his wife, Melania and son Barron who will not be moving to the White House until at least the end of the school year.

Chances are, he may also be taking Air Force One to Los Angeles as well — that's where "Celebrity Apprentice" is filmed.

Although the upcoming season has already been taped, it's likely he will have some involvement when the show airs in 2017, and, if the ratings are good, there may be future seasons of the show.

With reports that New York City is already racking up security bills of $500,000 per week while Trump is in New York City, it sounds like keeping the future president secure may cost taxpayers even more money if he goes back and forth between NYC and L.A. during his presidency.

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