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Education Week collected this list of salaries for the top state education officials.


Annual Salary

 Alabama $170,000
 Alaska 85,000
 Arizona 85,000
 Arkansas 119,768
 California 148,750
 Colorado 162,000
 Connecticut 140,000
 Delaware 133,600
 Florida 232,025
 Georgia 112,776
 Hawaii 150,000
 Idaho 82,500
 Illinois 225,000
 Indiana* 79,400
 Iowa 126,175
 Kansas 137,281
 Kentucky 190,000
 Louisiana 180,000
 Maine 95,000
 Maryland 135,000
 Massachusetts 164,767
 Michigan 159,885
 Minnesota 108,400
 Mississippi 240,000
 Missouri 147,924
 Montana 80,425
 Nebraska 125,013
 Nevada 107,433
 New Hampshire 96,461
 New Jersey 137,165
 New Mexico 96,437
 New York 171,165
 North Carolina 104,523
 North Dakota 77,434
 Ohio 201,406
 Oklahoma 95,898
 Oregon 76,300
 Pennsylvania 115,000
 Rhode Island 148,000
 South Carolina 92,007
 South Dakota 115,000
 Tennessee 98,316
 Texas 164,748
 Utah 138,894
 Vermont 108,000
 Virginia 146,535
 Washington 101,750
 West Virginia 146,000
 Wisconsin 107,431
 Wyoming 92,000


* Also provides a $12,000 annual housing allowance

SOURCE: Education Week

Vol. 23, Issue 24, Page 24

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