Special Report

What America's Governors Are Paid in Every State

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50. Maine: Janet Mills (D)
> Salary: $70,000
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $3,561 per capita (13th highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 3.2% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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49. Colorado: Jared Polis (D)
> Salary: $92,700
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $2,611 per capita (15th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 2.9% more expensive than nat’l avg.

48. Arizona: Doug Ducey (R)
> Salary: $95,000
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $2,487 per capita (12th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 0.9% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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47. Oregon: Kate Brown (D)
> Salary: $98,600
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $3,015 per capita (24th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 2.6% more expensive than nat’l avg.

45. Nebraska: Pete Ricketts (R)
> Salary: $105,000
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $2,986 per capita (23rd lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.1% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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