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{{tnr}}The tables below show a '''comparison of gubernatorial salaries''' from 2012 and 2013 across all 50 states according to the [http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/4.3_2012.pdf Book of the States 2012] and [http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/content/csg-releases-2013-governor-salaries 2013]. The [[Council of State Governments]], a non-profit organization sponsored by state governments, collects the salary data through an annual survey.<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.3.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'', "The Book of States 2010 Table 4.3," accessed April 11, 2011]</ref>
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==2013==
 
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:: ''See also: [[Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries]]''
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'''For a more detailed explanation about the [[Governor|governor's]] compensation, '''click''' the state.'''
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{|class="wikitable sortable" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" border="1" style="background:none" style="width:25%;" |'''Comparison of gubernatorial salaries (2013)'''
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|-
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | State
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Salary
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Rank
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|-
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| [[Governor of Alabama#Compensation|Alabama]]
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| $119,950
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| 32
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|-
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| [[Governor of Alaska#Compensation|Alaska]]
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| $145,000
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| 19
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|-
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| [[Governor of Arizona#Compensation|Arizona]]
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| $95,000
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| 46
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|-
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| [[Governor of Arkansas#Compensation|Arkansas]]
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| $86,890
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| 49
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|-
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| [[Governor of California#Compensation|California]]
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| $173,987
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| 6
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|-
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| [[Governor of Colorado#Compensation|Colorado]]
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| $90,000
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| 48
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|-
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| [[Governor of Connecticut#Compensation|Connecticut]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Delaware#Compensation|Delaware]]
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| $171,000
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| 7
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|-
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| [[Governor of Florida#Compensation|Florida]]
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| $130,273
 +
| 26
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|-
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| [[Governor of Georgia#Compensation|Georgia]]
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| $139,339
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| 24
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|-
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| [[Governor of Hawaii#Compensation|Hawaii]]
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| $117,312
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| 33
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|-
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| [[Governor of Idaho#Compensation|Idaho]]
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| $117,000
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| 34
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|-
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| [[Governor of Illinois#Compensation|Illinois]]
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| $177,412
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| 3
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|-
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| [[Governor of Indiana#Compensation|Indiana]]
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| $111,688
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| 37
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|-
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| [[Governor of Iowa#Compensation|Iowa]]
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| $130,000
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| 27
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|-
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| [[Governor of Kansas#Compensation|Kansas]]
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| $99,636
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| 45
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|-
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| [[Governor of Kentucky#Compensation|Kentucky]]
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| $151,970
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| 11
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|-
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| [[Governor of Louisiana#Compensation|Louisiana]]
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| $130,000
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| 27
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|-
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| [[Governor of Maine#Compensation|Maine]]
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| $70,000
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| 50
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|-
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| [[Governor of Maryland#Compensation|Maryland]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Massachusetts#Compensation|Massachusetts]]
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| $139,832
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| 23
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|-
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| [[Governor of Michigan#Compensation|Michigan]]
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| $159,300
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| 10
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|-
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| [[Governor of Minnesota#Compensation|Minnesota]]
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| $120,303
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| 31
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|-
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| [[Governor of Mississippi#Compensation|Mississippi]]
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| $122,160
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| 30
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|-
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| [[Governor of Missouri#Compensation|Missouri]]
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| $133,821
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| 25
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|-
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| [[Governor of Montana#Compensation|Montana]]
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| $108,167
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| 40
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|-
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| [[Governor of Nebraska#Compensation|Nebraska]]
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| $105,000
 +
| 42
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|-
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| [[Governor of Nevada#Compensation|Nevada]]
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| $149,573
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| 16
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|-
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| [[Governor of New Hampshire#Compensation|New Hampshire]]
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| $113,834
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| 36
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|-
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| [[Governor of New Jersey#Compensation|New Jersey]]
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| $175,000
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| 4
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|-
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| [[Governor of New Mexico#Compensation|New Mexico]]
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| $110,000
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| 38
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|-
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| [[Governor of New York#Compensation|New York]]
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| $179,000
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| 2
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|-
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| [[Governor of North Carolina#Compensation|North Carolina]]
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| $141,265
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| 22
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|-
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| [[Governor of North Dakota#Compensation|North Dakota]]
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| $116,999
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| 35
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|-
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| [[Governor of Ohio#Compensation|Ohio]]
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| $148,886
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| 17
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|-
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| [[Governor of Oklahoma#Compensation|Oklahoma]]
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| $147,000
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| 18
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|-
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| [[Governor of Oregon#Compensation|Oregon]]
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| $93,600
 +
| 47
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|-
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| [[Governor of Pennsylvania#Compensation|Pennsylvania]]
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| $187,256
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| 1
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|-
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| [[Governor of Rhode Island#Compensation|Rhode Island]]
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| $129,210
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| 29
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|-
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| [[Governor of South Carolina#Compensation|South Carolina]]
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| $106,078
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| 41
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|-
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| [[Governor of South Dakota#Compensation|South Dakota]]
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| $100,972
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| 44
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|-
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| [[Governor of Tennessee#Compensation|Tennessee]]
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| $178,356
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| 8
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|-
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| [[Governor of Texas#Compensation|Texas]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Utah#Compensation|Utah]]
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| $109,470
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| 39
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|-
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| [[Governor of Vermont#Compensation|Vermont]]
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| $142,542
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| 21
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|-
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| [[Governor of Virginia#Compensation|Virginia]]
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| $175,000
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| 4
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|-
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| [[Governor of Washington#Compensation|Washington]]
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| $166,891
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| 9
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|-
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| [[Governor of West Virginia#Compensation|West Virginia]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Wisconsin#Compensation|Wisconsin]]
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| $144,423
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| 20
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|-
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| [[Governor of Wyoming#Compensation|Wyoming]]
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| $105,000
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| 42
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|-
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|}
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===Notes===
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The following notes explain variations or anomalies in the 2013 data on gubernatorial salaries: <ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/content/csg-releases-2013-governor-salaries ''Council of State Governments,'' "CSG Releases 2013 Governor Salaries," June 25, 2013]</ref>
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*[[Governor of Alabama]] [[Robert Bentley]] has not accepted his salary of $119,950 until the unemployment rate in Alabama reaches 5.2 percent. This rate is considered full employment by the [[U.S. Federal Reserve System|U.S. Federal Reserve]].<ref>[http://bigstory.ap.org/article/unemployment-rates-below-6-pct-25-us-states ''Associated Press,'' "Unemployment rates below 6 pct. in 25 US states," May 16, 2014]</ref>
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*[[Governor of Florida]] [[Rick Scott]] did not collect his salary in 2013.
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*[[Governor of Kentucky]] [[Steve Beshear]] took a voluntary 10 percent salary reduction in 2013.
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*[[Governor of Michigan]] [[Rick Snyder]] returned all but $1 of his salary.
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*[[Governor of New York]] [[Andrew Cuomo]] voluntarily reduced his salary by 5 percent.
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*[[Governor of Pennsylvania]] [[Tom Corbett]] refused at least three cost-of-living adjustments during his tenure, returning the increases to the state and making his actual pay closer $175,000.
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*[[Governor of Tennessee]] [[Bill Haslam]] returned his salary to the state.
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*[[Governor of Vermont]] [[Peter Shumlin]] took a voluntary 5 percent reduction in his annual salary set in statute.
  
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==2012==
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'''For a more detailed explanation about the [[Governor|governor's]] compensation, '''click''' the state.'''
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{|class="wikitable sortable" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="5" border="1" style="background:none" style="width:25%;" |'''Comparison of gubernatorial salaries (2012)'''
 
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|-
 
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Rank
 
! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Rank
 
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| [[Governor of Alabama|Alabama]]
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| [[Governor of Alabama#Compensation|Alabama]]
 
| $120,936
 
| $120,936
 
| 31
 
| 31
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Alaska|Alaska]]
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| [[Governor of Alaska#Compensation|Alaska]]
 
| $145,000
 
| $145,000
 
| 18
 
| 18
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Arizona|Arizona]]
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| [[Governor of Arizona#Compensation|Arizona]]
 
| $95,000
 
| $95,000
 
| 46
 
| 46
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Arkansas|Arkansas]]
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| [[Governor of Arkansas#Compensation|Arkansas]]
 
| $86,890
 
| $86,890
 
| 49
 
| 49
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of California|California]]
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| [[Governor of California#Compensation|California]]
 
| $173,987
 
| $173,987
 
| 6
 
| 6
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Colorado|Colorado]]
+
| [[Governor of Colorado#Compensation|Colorado]]
 
| $90,000
 
| $90,000
 
| 48
 
| 48
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Connecticut|Connecticut]]
+
| [[Governor of Connecticut#Compensation|Connecticut]]
 
| $150,000
 
| $150,000
 
| 12
 
| 12
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Delaware|Delaware]]
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| [[Governor of Delaware#Compensation|Delaware]]
 
| $171,000
 
| $171,000
 
| 7
 
| 7
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Florida|Florida]]
+
| [[Governor of Florida#Compensation|Florida]]
 
| $130,273
 
| $130,273
 
| 26
 
| 26
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Georgia|Georgia]]
+
| [[Governor of Georgia#Compensation|Georgia]]
 
| $139,339
 
| $139,339
 
| 24
 
| 24
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Hawaii|Hawaii]]
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| [[Governor of Hawaii#Compensation|Hawaii]]
 
| $117,312
 
| $117,312
 
| 33
 
| 33
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Idaho|Idaho]]
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| [[Governor of Idaho#Compensation|Idaho]]
 
| $115,348
 
| $115,348
 
| 34
 
| 34
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Illinois|Illinois]]
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| [[Governor of Illinois#Compensation|Illinois]]
 
| $177,412
 
| $177,412
 
| 3
 
| 3
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Indiana|Indiana]]
+
| [[Governor of Indiana#Compensation|Indiana]]
 
| $107,881
 
| $107,881
 
| 40
 
| 40
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Iowa|Iowa]]
+
| [[Governor of Iowa#Compensation|Iowa]]
 
| $130,000
 
| $130,000
 
| 27
 
| 27
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Kansas|Kansas]]
+
| [[Governor of Kansas#Compensation|Kansas]]
 
| $99,636
 
| $99,636
 
| 44
 
| 44
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Kentucky|Kentucky]]
+
| [[Governor of Kentucky#Compensation|Kentucky]]
 
| $151,643
 
| $151,643
 
| 11
 
| 11
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Louisiana|Louisiana]]
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| [[Governor of Louisiana#Compensation|Louisiana]]
 
| $130,000
 
| $130,000
| 28
+
| 27
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Maine|Maine]]
+
| [[Governor of Maine#Compensation|Maine]]
 
| $70,000
 
| $70,000
 
| 50
 
| 50
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Maryland|Maryland]]
+
| [[Governor of Maryland#Compensation|Maryland]]
 
| $150,000
 
| $150,000
| 13
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| 12
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Massachusetts|Massachusetts]]
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| [[Governor of Massachusetts#Compensation|Massachusetts]]
 
| $139,832
 
| $139,832
 
| 22
 
| 22
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Michigan|Michigan]]
+
| [[Governor of Michigan#Compensation|Michigan]]
 
| $159,300
 
| $159,300
 
| 10
 
| 10
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Minnesota|Minnesota]]
+
| [[Governor of Minnesota#Compensation|Minnesota]]
 
| $120,303
 
| $120,303
 
| 32
 
| 32
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Mississippi|Mississippi]]
+
| [[Governor of Mississippi#Compensation|Mississippi]]
 
| $122,160
 
| $122,160
 
| 30
 
| 30
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Missouri|Missouri]]
+
| [[Governor of Missouri#Compensation|Missouri]]
 
| $133,821
 
| $133,821
 
| 25
 
| 25
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Montana|Montana]]
+
| [[Governor of Montana#Compensation|Montana]]
 
| $108,167
 
| $108,167
 
| 39
 
| 39
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Nebraska|Nebraska]]
+
| [[Governor of Nebraska#Compensation|Nebraska]]
 
| $105,000
 
| $105,000
 
| 42
 
| 42
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Nevada|Nevada]]
+
| [[Governor of Nevada#Compensation|Nevada]]
 
| $141,000
 
| $141,000
 
| 21
 
| 21
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of New Hampshire|New Hampshire]]
+
| [[Governor of New Hampshire#Compensation|New Hampshire]]
 
| $113,834  
 
| $113,834  
 
| 35
 
| 35
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of New Jersey|New Jersey]]
+
| [[Governor of New Jersey#Compensation|New Jersey]]
 
| $175,000
 
| $175,000
 
| 4
 
| 4
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of New Mexico|New Mexico]]
+
| [[Governor of New Mexico#Compensation|New Mexico]]
 
| $110,000
 
| $110,000
 
| 37
 
| 37
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of New York|New York]]
+
| [[Governor of New York#Compensation|New York]]
 
| $179,000
 
| $179,000
 
| 2
 
| 2
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of North Carolina|North Carolina]]
+
| [[Governor of North Carolina#Compensation|North Carolina]]
 
| $139,590
 
| $139,590
 
| 23
 
| 23
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of North Dakota|North Dakota]]
+
| [[Governor of North Dakota#Compensation|North Dakota]]
 
| $110,283
 
| $110,283
 
| 36
 
| 36
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Ohio|Ohio]]
+
| [[Governor of Ohio#Compensation|Ohio]]
 
| $148,886
 
| $148,886
 
| 16
 
| 16
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]
+
| [[Governor of Oklahoma#Compensation|Oklahoma]]
 
| $147,000
 
| $147,000
 
| 17
 
| 17
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| 47
 
| 47
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]]
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| [[Governor of Pennsylvania#Compensation|Pennsylvania]]
 
| $183,255
 
| $183,255
 
| 1
 
| 1
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]
+
| [[Governor of Rhode Island#Compensation|Rhode Island]]
 
| $129,210
 
| $129,210
 
| 29
 
| 29
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of South Carolina|South Carolina]]
+
| [[Governor of South Carolina#Compensation|South Carolina]]
 
| $106,078
 
| $106,078
 
| 41
 
| 41
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of South Dakota|South Dakota]]
+
| [[Governor of South Dakota#Compensation|South Dakota]]
 
| $98,031
 
| $98,031
 
| 45
 
| 45
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Tennessee|Tennessee]]
+
| [[Governor of Tennessee#Compensation|Tennessee]]
 
| $170,340
 
| $170,340
 
| 8
 
| 8
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Texas|Texas]]
+
| [[Governor of Texas#Compensation|Texas]]
 
| $150,000
 
| $150,000
| 14
+
| 12
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Utah|Utah]]
+
| [[Governor of Utah#Compensation|Utah]]
 
| $109,470
 
| $109,470
 
| 38
 
| 38
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Vermont|Vermont]]
+
| [[Governor of Vermont#Compensation|Vermont]]
 
| $142,542
 
| $142,542
 
| 20
 
| 20
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Virginia|Virginia]]
+
| [[Governor of Virginia#Compensation|Virginia]]
 
| $175,000
 
| $175,000
| 5
+
| 4
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Washington|Washington]]
+
| [[Governor of Washington#Compensation|Washington]]
 
| $166,891
 
| $166,891
 
| 9
 
| 9
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of West Virginia|West Virginia]]
+
| [[Governor of West Virginia#Compensation|West Virginia]]
 
| $150,000
 
| $150,000
| 15
+
| 12
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]
+
| [[Governor of Wisconsin#Compensation|Wisconsin]]
 
| $144,423
 
| $144,423
 
| 19
 
| 19
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Governor of Wyoming|Wyoming]]
+
| [[Governor of Wyoming#Compensation|Wyoming]]
 
| $105,000
 
| $105,000
| 43
+
| 42
 
|-
 
|-
 
|}
 
|}
  
==Notes==
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===Notes===
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*Forty-six states subsidize their governor's travel.
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*Forty-four states have official gubernatorial residences.
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==See also==
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*[[Compensation of state executive officers]]
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*[[Council of State Governments]]
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*[[Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries]]
  
46 states subsidize their governor's travel.
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==External links==
  
44 states have an official gubernatorial residence.
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*[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/content/book-states-2012-chapter-4-state-executive-branch Book of the States 2012], [http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/4.3_2012.pdf Book of the States, Book of the States 2012, Table 4.3 (pdf)]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:03, 24 September 2014

The tables below show a comparison of gubernatorial salaries from 2012 and 2013 across all 50 states according to the Book of the States 2012 and 2013. The Council of State Governments, a non-profit organization sponsored by state governments, collects the salary data through an annual survey.[1]

2013

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State Salary Rank
Alabama $119,950 32
Alaska $145,000 19
Arizona $95,000 46
Arkansas $86,890 49
California $173,987 6
Colorado $90,000 48
Connecticut $150,000 12
Delaware $171,000 7
Florida $130,273 26
Georgia $139,339 24
Hawaii $117,312 33
Idaho $117,000 34
Illinois $177,412 3
Indiana $111,688 37
Iowa $130,000 27
Kansas $99,636 45
Kentucky $151,970 11
Louisiana $130,000 27
Maine $70,000 50
Maryland $150,000 12
Massachusetts $139,832 23
Michigan $159,300 10
Minnesota $120,303 31
Mississippi $122,160 30
Missouri $133,821 25
Montana $108,167 40
Nebraska $105,000 42
Nevada $149,573 16
New Hampshire $113,834 36
New Jersey $175,000 4
New Mexico $110,000 38
New York $179,000 2
North Carolina $141,265 22
North Dakota $116,999 35
Ohio $148,886 17
Oklahoma $147,000 18
Oregon $93,600 47
Pennsylvania $187,256 1
Rhode Island $129,210 29
South Carolina $106,078 41
South Dakota $100,972 44
Tennessee $178,356 8
Texas $150,000 12
Utah $109,470 39
Vermont $142,542 21
Virginia $175,000 4
Washington $166,891 9
West Virginia $150,000 12
Wisconsin $144,423 20
Wyoming $105,000 42

Notes

The following notes explain variations or anomalies in the 2013 data on gubernatorial salaries: [2]

2012

For a more detailed explanation about the governor's compensation, click the state.

State Salary Rank
Alabama $120,936 31
Alaska $145,000 18
Arizona $95,000 46
Arkansas $86,890 49
California $173,987 6
Colorado $90,000 48
Connecticut $150,000 12
Delaware $171,000 7
Florida $130,273 26
Georgia $139,339 24
Hawaii $117,312 33
Idaho $115,348 34
Illinois $177,412 3
Indiana $107,881 40
Iowa $130,000 27
Kansas $99,636 44
Kentucky $151,643 11
Louisiana $130,000 27
Maine $70,000 50
Maryland $150,000 12
Massachusetts $139,832 22
Michigan $159,300 10
Minnesota $120,303 32
Mississippi $122,160 30
Missouri $133,821 25
Montana $108,167 39
Nebraska $105,000 42
Nevada $141,000 21
New Hampshire $113,834 35
New Jersey $175,000 4
New Mexico $110,000 37
New York $179,000 2
North Carolina $139,590 23
North Dakota $110,283 36
Ohio $148,886 16
Oklahoma $147,000 17
Oregon $93,600 47
Pennsylvania $183,255 1
Rhode Island $129,210 29
South Carolina $106,078 41
South Dakota $98,031 45
Tennessee $170,340 8
Texas $150,000 12
Utah $109,470 38
Vermont $142,542 20
Virginia $175,000 4
Washington $166,891 9
West Virginia $150,000 12
Wisconsin $144,423 19
Wyoming $105,000 42

Notes

  • Forty-six states subsidize their governor's travel.
  • Forty-four states have official gubernatorial residences.


See also

External links

References