Question of the day: In 40+ states, the highest-paid state employee is one that holds what job? See if you can guess it after each hint.
Hint I: In 48 states, a person holding this job earns more than the governor (not including cases where the governor forgoes pay), with a rate ranging from 108.5% of the governor’s salary to 3451% of the governor’s salary.
Hint II: The position does not exist in the other two states.
Hint III: Which are Alaska and Vermont
Hint IV: In addition to making more than the governor, he makes more than the person he reports to and the person that the person he reports to reports to.
Hint V: Much of the money that he makes usually is usually given to him by people outside the official hierarchy under which he works.
Hint VI: Most of the people that report to him don’t actively get paid anything.
Hint VII: People get in trouble all of the time when
Hint V Hint VI turns out not to be true when it is supposed to be true.
How many hints, if any, did it take you?