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AFSCME analysis FAQ: Illinois state workers highest paid in the nation

By Ted Dabrowsi and John Klingner, Illinois Policy Institute | May 31, 2016

Illinois AFSCME workers enjoy yearly wages of nearly $60,000 when adjusted for cost of living, in addition to Cadillac health care benefits. Most Illinois state workers will also get free health insurance when they retire, and career state retirees receive $1.6 million in pension benefits on average.

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