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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