Special Report

What America’s Governors Are Paid in Every State

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20. Utah: Gary R. Herbert (R)
> Salary: $150,000
> Present term: Jan. 2017 – Jan. 2021
> State tax collections: $2,525 per capita (15th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 3.0% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 3,161,105 (21st lowest)

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19. West Virginia: Jim Justice (R)
> Salary: $150,000
> Present term: Jan. 2017 – Jan. 2021
> State tax collections: $2,804 per capita (25th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 13.0% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 1,805,832 (13th lowest)

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18. Wisconsin: Tony Evers (D)
> Salary: $152,756
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $3,129 per capita (15th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 7.6% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 5,813,568 (20th highest)

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17. Ohio: Mike DeWine (R)
> Salary: $153,650
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $2,599 per capita (17th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 11.1% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 11,689,442 (7th highest)

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16. Texas: Greg Abbott (R)
> Salary: $153,750
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $1,894 per capita (3rd lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 3.0% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 28,701,845 (2nd highest)

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