Special Report

What America's Governors Are Paid in Every State

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35. Louisiana: John Bel Edwards (D)
> Salary: $130,000
> Present term: Jan 2020 – Jan 2024
> State tax collections (2020): $2,443 per capita (11th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.3% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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34. Missouri: Mike Parson (R)
> Salary: $133,821
> Present term: Jan 2021 – Jan 2025
> State tax collections (2020): $2,016 per capita (3rd lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.5% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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33. Indiana: Eric Holcomb (R)
> Salary: $134,051
> Present term: Jan 2021 – Jan 2025
> State tax collections (2020): $3,297 per capita (20th highest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 7.5% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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32. Florida: Ron Desantis (R)
> Salary: $134,181
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $2,002 per capita (2nd lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 0.7% more expensive than nat’l avg.

31. Idaho: Brad Little (R)
> Salary: $138,302
> Present term: Jan 2019 – Jan 2023
> State tax collections (2020): $2,872 per capita (20th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living (2020): 8.8% less expensive than nat’l avg.

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