Special Report

What America’s Governors Are Paid in Every State

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40. Montana: Steve Bullock (D)
> Salary: $115,505
> Present term: Jan. 2017 – Jan. 2021
> State tax collections: $2,527 per capita (16th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 5.4% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 1,062,305 (8th lowest)

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39. Alabama: Kay Ivey (R)
> Salary: $120,395
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $2,137 per capita (10th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 13.3% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 4,887,871 (24th highest)

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38. Indiana: Eric Holcomb (R)
> Salary: $121,331
> Present term: Jan. 2017 – Jan. 2021
> State tax collections: $2,708 per capita (24th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 10.2% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 6,691,878 (17th highest)

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37. Mississippi: Phil Bryant (R)
> Salary: $122,160
> Present term: Jan. 2016 – Jan. 2020
> State tax collections: $2,608 per capita (18th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 14.3% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 2,986,530 (17th lowest)

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36. Minnesota: Tim Walz (D)
> Salary: $127,629
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $4,590 per capita (3rd highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 2.5% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 5,611,179 (22nd highest)

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