Special Report

These Are the Highest Paid Public Employees in Every State

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Massachusetts
> Highest paid public employee: Michael Green; University of Massachusetts Department of Molecular, Cell and Cancer Biology chair
> Annual salary: $721,383
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Matthew Mccall; University of Massachusetts System head basketball coach
> Annual salary: $717,385
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Martin Meehan; University of Massachusetts System president
> Annual salary: $659,097

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Michigan
> Highest paid public employee: Jim Harbaugh; University of Michigan football coach
> Annual salary: $7,504,000
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Mark Dantonio; Michigan State football coach
> Annual salary: $4,399,437
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Tim Lester; Western Michigan University football coach
> Annual salary: $800,000

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Minnesota
> Highest paid public employee: P.J. Fleck; University of Minnesota football coach
> Annual salary: $3,600,000
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Ahmed Shabeer; Minnesota Management and Budget Department of Human Services psychiatrist
> Annual salary: $473,874
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Kyleeann Sophia Stevens; Minnesota Management and Budget Department of Human Services psychiatrist
> Annual salary: $447,899

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Mississippi
> Highest paid public employee: Matt Luke; University of Mississippi football coach
> Annual salary: $3,100,000
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Joe Moorhead; Mississippi State University football coach
> Annual salary: $3,050,000
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Jay Hopson; University of Southern Mississippi football coach
> Annual salary: $500,000

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Missouri
> Highest paid public employee: Barry Odom; University of Missouri football coach
> Annual salary: $3,050,000
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Vangala Sekhar; Missouri Department of Mental Health psychiatrist
> Annual salary: $418,569
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Das Jairam; Missouri Department of Mental Health psychiatrist
> Annual salary: $378,409