• 2019 state payroll: $2.17 billion, up 5%

    2019 state payroll: $2.17 billion, up 5%0

    State agencies and universities spent $2.17 billion on payroll during the 2019 calendar year, including $34.9 million on overtime.  Total pay increased by 5% and overtime jumped 15%.  Total pay and overtime for every state employee are available on KansasOpenGov.org. KU Athletic Director Jeff Long tops the list of the 20 highest-paid employees, at a

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