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The tables below show the amount of compensation received by the governor in each of the 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]] 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," retrieved April 11, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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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|Alabama]]
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| $119,950
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| 32
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|-
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| [[Governor of Alaska|Alaska]]
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| $145,000
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| 19
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|-
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| [[Governor of Arizona|Arizona]]
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| $95,000
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| 46
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|-
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| [[Governor of Arkansas|Arkansas]]
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| $86,890
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| 49
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|-
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| [[Governor of California|California]]
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| $173,987
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| 6
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|-
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| [[Governor of Colorado|Colorado]]
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| $90,000
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| 48
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|-
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| [[Governor of Connecticut|Connecticut]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Delaware|Delaware]]
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| $171,000
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| 7
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|-
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| [[Governor of Florida|Florida]]
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| $130,273
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| 26
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|-
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| [[Governor of Georgia|Georgia]]
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| $139,339
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| 24
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|-
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| [[Governor of Hawaii|Hawaii]]
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| $117,312
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| 33
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|-
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| [[Governor of Idaho|Idaho]]
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| $117,000
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| 34
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|-
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| [[Governor of Illinois|Illinois]]
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| $177,412
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| 3
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|-
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| [[Governor of Indiana|Indiana]]
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| $111,688
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| 37
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|-
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| [[Governor of Iowa|Iowa]]
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| $130,000
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| 27
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|-
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| [[Governor of Kansas|Kansas]]
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| $99,636
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| 45
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|-
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| [[Governor of Kentucky|Kentucky]]
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| $151,970
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| 11
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|-
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| [[Governor of Louisiana|Louisiana]]
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| $130,000
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| 27
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|-
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| [[Governor of Maine|Maine]]
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| $70,000
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| 50
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|-
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| [[Governor of Maryland|Maryland]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Massachusetts|Massachusetts]]
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| $139,832
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| 23
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|-
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| [[Governor of Michigan|Michigan]]
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| $159,300
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| 10
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|-
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| [[Governor of Minnesota|Minnesota]]
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| $120,303
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| 31
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|-
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| [[Governor of Mississippi|Mississippi]]
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| $122,160
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| 30
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|-
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| [[Governor of Missouri|Missouri]]
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| $133,821
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| 25
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|-
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| [[Governor of Montana|Montana]]
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| $108,167
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| 40
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|-
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| [[Governor of Nebraska|Nebraska]]
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| $105,000
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| 42
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|-
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| [[Governor of Nevada|Nevada]]
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| $149,573
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| 16
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|-
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| [[Governor of New Hampshire|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|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|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|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|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|North Dakota]]
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| $116,999
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| 35
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|-
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| [[Governor of Ohio|Ohio]]
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| $148,886
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| 17
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|-
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| [[Governor of Oklahoma|Oklahoma]]
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| $147,000
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| 18
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|-
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| [[Governor of Oregon|Oregon]]
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| $93,600
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| 47
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|-
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| [[Governor of Pennsylvania|Pennsylvania]]
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| $187,256
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| 1
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|-
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| [[Governor of Rhode Island|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|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|South Dakota]]
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| $100,972
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| 44
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|-
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| [[Governor of Tennessee|Tennessee]]
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| $178,356
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| 8
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|-
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| [[Governor of Texas|Texas]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Utah|Utah]]
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| $109,470
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| 39
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|-
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| [[Governor of Vermont|Vermont]]
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| $142,542
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| 21
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|-
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| [[Governor of Virginia|Virginia]]
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| $175,000
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| 5
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|-
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| [[Governor of Washington|Washington]]
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| $166,891
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| 9
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|-
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| [[Governor of West Virginia|West Virginia]]
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| $150,000
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| 12
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|-
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| [[Governor of Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]
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| $144,423
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| 20
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|-
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| [[Governor of Wyoming|Wyoming]]
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| $105,000
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| 42
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==Notes==
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<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]] is not accepting his salary of $119,950 until the unemployment rate in Alabama drops.
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*[[Governor of Florida]] [[Rick Scott]] does not collect his salary.
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*[[Governor of Kentucky]] [[Steve Beshear]] took voluntary 10 percent salary reduction in 2013
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*[[Governor of Michigan]] [[Rick Snyder]] returns 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]] has refused at least three of 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]] returns his salary to the state.
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*[[Governor of Vermont]] [[Peter Shumlin]] has taken a voluntary 5 percent reduction in his annual salary set in statute.
  
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| [[Governor of New Jersey|New Jersey]]
 
| [[Governor of New Jersey|New Jersey]]
 
| $175,000
 
| $175,000
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| [[Governor of New Mexico|New Mexico]]
 
| [[Governor of New Mexico|New Mexico]]
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| [[Governor of Virginia|Virginia]]
 
| [[Governor of Virginia|Virginia]]
 
| $175,000
 
| $175,000
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| 4
 
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| [[Governor of Washington|Washington]]
 
| [[Governor of Washington|Washington]]
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==See also==
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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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Revision as of 12:46, 27 June 2013

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The tables below show the amount of compensation received by the governor in each of the 50 states according to the Book of the States 2012 and 2013. The Council of State Governments collects the salary data through an annual survey.[1]

See also: Comparison of lieutenant gubernatorial salaries
Compensation of state executive officers
Council of State Governments



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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 5
Washington $166,891 9
West Virginia $150,000 12
Wisconsin $144,423 20
Wyoming $105,000 42

Notes

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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 28
Maine $70,000 50
Maryland $150,000 13
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 5
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 14
Utah $109,470 38
Vermont $142,542 20
Virginia $175,000 4
Washington $166,891 9
West Virginia $150,000 15
Wisconsin $144,423 19
Wyoming $105,000 43

Notes

46 states subsidize their governor's travel.

44 states have an official gubernatorial residence.

See also

External links

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