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Broward County Attorney Is Highest-Paid County Employee in the State (and Other Salary Info)

No county employee is paid more in the state of Florida than Broward County Attorney Joni Armstrong Coffey, according to information compiled by a new open-government website. put together a ton of information regarding state and county spending, as well as payroll and revenue information.

Coffey's 2011 salary is $346,195, one of only two county employees statewide (with former Miami-Dade County Manager George Burgess) who banked -- or were set to bank -- more than $300,000.

For the sake of information, here are 12 highest salaries of Broward employees in 2011:

The 12 highest salaries of 2011 from the Broward Sheriff's Office:

And here are the top 12 salaries from the Broward School Board:

There are dozens of ways you can sort all of the information between counties and states, so if there's something you're looking for, you can probably find it on the website.

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