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What America's Governors Are Paid in Every State

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10. Virginia: Glenn Youngkin (R)
> Salary: $175,000
> Present term: Jan 2022 – Jan 2026
> State tax collections (2020): $3,251 per capita (22nd highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 1.0% more expensive than nat’l avg.

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9. Maryland: Larry Hogan (R)
> Salary: $180,000
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $3,866 per capita (11th highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 6.5% more expensive than nat’l avg.

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8. Illinois: JB Pritzker (D)
> Salary: $181,670
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $3,534 per capita (14th highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 0.5% more expensive than nat’l avg.

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7. Vermont: Phil Scott (R)
> Salary: $184,100
> Present term: Jan 2021 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $5,318 per capita (2nd highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 0.7% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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6. Massachusetts: Charlie Baker (R)
> Salary: $185,000
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $4,499 per capita (8th highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.4% more expensive than nat’l avg.

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