- Associated Press - Friday, January 30, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Independent Citizens Commission, established by voters to set pay for many of Arkansas’ elected officials, gave initial approval Friday to new salary rates. A formal vote is set for Monday and a final vote is set for March 5, following a public comment period.

The offices, current pay, proposed pay and percentage increase include:

Office Current Proposed Pct. Gain
Legislators $ 15,869 $ 39,400 148%
Speaker $ 17,771 $ 45,000 153%
Senate President $ 17,771 $ 45,000 153%
Governor $ 87,759 $ 141,000 61%
Lt. Governor $ 42,315 $ 42,315 0%
Attorney General $ 73,132 $ 130,000 78%
Secretary of State $ 54,848 $ 90,000 64%
Treasurer $ 54,848 $ 85,000 55%
Auditor $ 54,848 $ 85,000 55%
Land Commissioner $ 54,848 $ 85,000 55%
Chief Justice $ 161,601 $ 180,000 11%
Associate Justices $ 149,589 $ 166,500 11%
Chief Appeals Judge $ 147,286 $ 164,000 11%
Appeals Court Judge $ 144,982 $ 161,500 11%
Circuit Judge $ 140,372 $ 160,000 14%
District Judge $ 125,495 $ 140,000 12%

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