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.