It's not news to anyone that being a Connecticut resident costs an arm and a leg. Taxes are high, services costly, and in some towns the bulk of the budget seems to be spent on school systems that don't seem to do anything but churn out little deviants and criminals.
So, I want you to check out this link. It's a link to some job openings with the state. Check out some of the salary ranges for the various positions.
Some of them are deserving of the amounts. Others, though, seem pretty high for what the job is.
But, either way, you're paying them, you might as well know how much.