Salary Information

Proposed 2019 and 2020 Salary Schedule

Executive Branch

Position Current Salary Salary Effective 7/1/2019 Salary Effective 7/1/2020
Governor 177,107 183,072 189,186
Lieutenant Governor 103,937 111,725 117,875
Secretary of State 124,108 131,200 135,300
Treasurer 144,679 149,833 155,116
Attorney General 162,599 168,201 173,944
Auditor 124,108 128,748 133,504
Supt. of Public Instruction 136,910 146,575 153,750
Insurance Commissioner 126,555 133,250 138,375
Commissioner of Public Lands       138,225 146,575 153,750

Judicial Branch

Position   Current Salary Salary Effective 7/1/2019 Salary Effective 7/1/2020
Supreme Court Chief Justice           193,162 217,790 228,816
Supreme Court Justices 190,415 214,693 225,562
Court of Appeals Judges 181,263 204,374 214,720
Superior Court Judges 172,571 194,574 204,424
District Court Judges                     164,313 185,263 194,642

Legislative Branch

 Position Current Salary Salary Effective 7/1/2019 Salary Effective 7/1/2020
Legislator                                            48,731 53,024             57,425
Speaker of the House 57,990 61,024 65,425
Senate Majority Leader               57,990 61,024 65,425
House Minority Leader 53,360 57,024 61,425
Senate Minority Leader                  53,360 57,024 61,425

 

Information about the components of the 2019 and 2020 proposed salary schedule follows:

Executive Branch:

  • Increase the base salary of the Insurance Commissioner to $130,000 in 2019 and $135,000 in 2020;
  • Increase the base salary of the Commissioner of Public Lands to $143,000 in 2019 and $150,000 in 2020;
  • Increase the base salary of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to $143,000 in 2019 and $150,000 in 2020;
  • Increase the base salary of the Secretary of State to $128,000 in 2019 and $132,000 in 2020;
  • Increase the base salary of the Lieutenant Governor to $109,000 in 2019 and $115,000 in 2020;
  • Increase the salaries of the Governor, Treasurer, Attorney General, and Auditor by $1,500 in 2019 and $1,500 in 2020; and
  • Cost of living adjustment of 2.5% in 2019 and 2.5% in 2020.

Judicial Branch:

  • Increase the Judicial Branch salaries by 10% in 2019 and 2.5% in 2020 to address the “parity” with the Federal Bench; and
  • Cost of living adjustment of 2.5% in 2019 and 2.5% in 2020.

Legislative Branch:

  • Increase the Legislative Branch base salary by $3,000 in 2019 and $3,000 in 2020; and
  • Cost of living adjustment of 2.5% in 2019 and 2.5% in 2020.
  • A formula correction was also made in Leadership stipends which are $8,000 for Speaker and Senate Majority Leaders and $4000 for Minority Leaders.