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New Jersey's Municipal Officers Top Nation Wth $90,672 Median Pay

September 20, 2010  | 

New Jersey's municipal officers are among the highest paid in the nation with an median salary of $90,672, reports the Star-Ledger.

The median salary for the state's 20,525 municipal officers was $90,672 last year, meaning half earned more and half earned less, according to the news outlet's analysis.

In the nation, New Jersey is rivaled only by California at $78,460, according to federal statistics. Illinois trails in third with $69,900. New York is ninth at $60,620, Connecticut 10th at $60,490, and Pennsylvania 19th at $54,140.

The report didn't take into account state troopers, sheriff's deputies or other law enforcement officers.

Read the full story at NJ.com.

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dtpd @ 10/10/2010 7:54 PM

Thats SO nice to know. I wont tell you what I make in upstate SC, but it's under $34,000 for 7 yrs experience, and thats good pay for here.

Depressing :{

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