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These Are the Highest Paid Public Employees in Every State

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New Mexico
> Highest paid public employee: Bob Davie; University of New Mexico football coach
> Annual salary: $823,740
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Doug Martin; New Mexico State football coach
> Annual salary: $422,000
> 3rd highest paid public employee: John H. York; Department Of Health And Human Services medical officer
> Annual salary: $400,000

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New York
> Highest paid public employee: Lance Leipold; University at Buffalo football coach
> Annual salary: $615,000
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Michael P. Lucchesi; SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University chief medical officer
> Annual salary: $538,517
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Ovadia Abulafia; SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University physician
> Annual salary: $509,122

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North Carolina
> Highest paid public employee: Mack Brown; University of North Carolina football coach
> Annual salary: $3,500,000
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Dave Doeren; North Carolina State football coach
> Annual salary: $3,250,000
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Mike Houston; East Carolina University football coach
> Annual salary: $1,425,000

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North Dakota
> Highest paid public employee: Eduardo P. Yabut; North Dakota Department of Human Services physician
> Annual salary: $533,544
> 2nd highest paid public employee: William B. Pryatel; North Dakota Department of Human Services psychiatrist
> Annual salary: $381,804
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Penny M. Wilkie; Department Of Health And Human Services medical officer
> Annual salary: $351,616

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Ohio
> Highest paid public employee: Ryan Day; Ohio State football coach
> Annual salary: $4,500,000
> 2nd highest paid public employee: Luke Fickell; University of Cincinnati football coach
> Annual salary: $2,300,000
> 3rd highest paid public employee: Jason Candle; University of Toledo football coach
> Annual salary: $1,150,000

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