In Harry Potter, we only know 2 children of Aurors, namely Harry and Neville. We know that Harry borders on obscenely rich, is there any evidence that Neville is similar? Or is Harry's fortune, to some extent, a family fortune?

Basically, how much money do Aurors actually earn?

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    Harry's money is a family fortune that predates his parents.
    – Valorum
    Jul 23 '17 at 19:17
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    Were James and Lily Aurors?
    – fez
    Jul 23 '17 at 19:22
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    James didn't work, and I don't think Lily did either. They were in the Order of the Phoenix, but that's it. Jul 23 '17 at 19:26
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    Mr Weasley works for the Ministry and earns precisely half a pittance.
    – Valorum
    Jul 23 '17 at 19:30
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There are no exact figures in the books/movies. However, taking in account that Aurors are:

  • considered an elite
  • these positions are coveted by many
  • require top (outstanding) school grades

we may deduce that an Auror career is very much desired, respected, and well paid. You may consider a muggle analogy of a top-ranking Police officer or a state attorney.

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