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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 27
Average Annual Pay, State & Local Govt. Employees, 1994
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 Alaska $46,236 27 North Dakota $28,728
2 California $41,580 28 Florida $28,632
3 Connecticut $41,076 29 Utah $28,608
4 New Jersey $40,668 30 Maine $28,488
5 NEW YORK $40,488 31 North Carolina $28,020
6 Michigan $38,016 32 Nebraska $27,984
7 Washington $37,656 33 Montana $27,744
8 Rhode Island $37,116 34 Kansas $27,420
9 Maryland $35,916 35 Wyoming $26,904
10 Massachusetts $35,436 36 Missouri $26,724
11 Nevada $35,292 37 Tennessee $26,676
12 Minnesota $35,040 38 Texas $26,508
13 Illinois $34,824 39 Kentucky $26,316
14 Wisconsin $34,500 40 Idaho $26,244
15 Pennsylvania $33,924 41 Georgia $26,088
16 Oregon $33,300 42 West Virginia $25,944
17 Delaware $32,628 43 Alabama $25,428
18 Colorado $32,508 44 South Carolina $25,356
19 Ohio $32,388 45 New Mexico $25,104
20 Hawaii $32,184 46 South Dakota $25,008
21 Arizona $31,452 47 Arkansas $24,468
22 New Hampshire $31,032 48 Oklahoma $24,228
23 Iowa $30,084 49 Louisiana $23,844
24 Indiana $29,364 50 Mississippi $22,536
25 Vermont $29,256 U.S. Average $32,460
26 Virginia $29,004 N.Y.S. % above avg. 24.7%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau


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