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May 26, 2011 9:22 AM

Sacramento's 1,000 highest-paid local government employees

The 1,000 highest-paid local government workers in the Sacramento region collectively earned $172 million during 2010 -- equivalent to triple the annual general fund budget of Elk Grove. The median pay for these workers was $162,500. Median pay for all local government workers is far less -- about $64,000, according to a Bee review of data from the state controller's office.

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