Special Report

What America's Governors Are Paid in Every State

45. Wyoming: Mark Gordon (R)
> Salary: $105,000
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $3,405 per capita (17th highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.7% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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44. South Carolina: Henry McMaster (R)
> Salary: $106,078
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $2,304 per capita (8th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 8.4% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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43. New Mexico: Michelle Lujan Grisham (D)
> Salary: $110,000
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $3,377 per capita (18th highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 8.4% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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42. Kansas: Laura Kelly (D)
> Salary: $110,707
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $3,288 per capita (21st highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.6% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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41. Montana: Greg Gianforte (R)
> Salary: $118,397
> Present term: Jan 2021 – Jan 2025
> State tax collections (2020): $2,922 per capita (21st lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.6% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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