Salary Information

Final 2019 and 2020 Salary Schedule

Executive Branch

Position Current Salary Salary Effective 7/1/2019 Salary Effective 7/1/2020
Governor 177,107 182,179 187,353
Lieutenant Governor 103,937 111,180 117,300
Secretary of State 124,108 130,560 134,640
Treasurer 144,679 149,103 153,615
Attorney General 162,599 167,381 172,259
Auditor 124,108 128,120 132,212
Supt. of Public Instruction 136,910 145,860 153,000
Insurance Commissioner 126,555 132,600 137,700
Commissioner of Public Lands       138,225 145,860 153,000

Judicial Branch

Position   Current Salary Salary Effective 7/1/2019 Salary Effective 7/1/2020
Supreme Court Chief Justice           193,162 213,773 223,499
Supreme Court Justices 190,415 210,732 220,320
Court of Appeals Judges 181,263 200,603 209,730
Superior Court Judges 172,571 190,985 199,675
District Court Judges                     164,313 181,846 190,120

Legislative Branch

 Position Current Salary Salary Effective 7/1/2019 Salary Effective 7/1/2020
Legislator                                            48,731 52,766           56,881
Speaker of the House 57,990 60,766 64,881
Senate Majority Leader               57,990 60,766 64,881
House Minority Leader 53,360 56,766 60,881
Senate Minority Leader                  53,360 56,766 60,881

 

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

These salary adjustments recognize an increase in responsibilities to some positions and correct disproportionate lags in compensation in previous years.

Executive Branch:

  • Governor: increase the base salary for the position by $1,500 in 2019 and $1,500 in 2020; and
  • Lieutenant Governor: increase the base salary for the position to $109,000 in 2019 and $115,000 in 2020;
  • Secretary of State: increase the base salary for the position to $128,000 in 2019 and $132,000 in 2020;
  • Treasurer: increase the base salary for the position by $1,500 in 2019 and $1,500 in 2020; and
  • Attorney General: increase the base salary for the position by $1,500 in 2019 and $1,500 in 2020; and
  • Auditor: increase the base salary for the position by $1,500 in 2019 and $1,500 in 2020; and
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction: increase the base salary for the position to $143,000 in 2019 and $150,000 in 2020;
  • Insurance Commissioner: increase the base salary for the position to $130,000 in 2019 and $135,000 in 2020;
  • Commissioner of Public Lands: increase the base salary for the position to $143,000 in 2019 and $150,000 in 2020; and
  • Cost of living adjustment of 2% in 2019 and 2% in 2020.

Judicial Branch:

  • Increase the base salary for the positions by 8.5% in 2019 and 2.5% in 2020 to move towards “parity” with the Federal Bench; and
  • Cost of living adjustment of 2% in 2019 and 2% in 2020.

Legislative Branch:

  • Increase base salary by $3,000 in 2019 and $3,000 in 2020; and
  • Cost of living adjustment of 2% in 2019 and 2% in 2020.