Christie is fourth-highest paid U.S. governor

    Though he’s not raking in the big bucks like Arlene Ackerman and Charles Ramsey, Chris Christie is doing pretty well for himself.

    The New Jersey governor is the fourth-highest paid state head in the nation.


    A report from Stateline shows Christie’s $175,000 annual salary comes in behind those of the guvs of New York, Illinois and Michigan, who all make less than $180,000 a year.

    New Jersey tied for fourth with Virgina, and Pennsylvania was a close fifth. Tom Corbett makes $174,914. Delaware’s Jack Markell’s salary is seventh at $171,000.

    Maine’s brining up the rear with an annual gubernatorial payout of $70,000.

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