From the APP:
It’s common for people to have a side hustle to make some extra cash. Then there are those who have many extra jobs.
Working for the public.
Making salaries — paid for with your tax dollars — that in some cases add up to more than twice that of the New Jersey governor.
More than 1,000 employees worked more than one public job in New Jersey, according to a USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey analysis of New Jersey pension data for 2018, the latest available data.
The median New Jersey double dipper worked four jobs and took home a salary of more than $93,000, the analysis shows.
Of those, 64 people took home multiple public salaries that combined earned them more than Gov. Phil Murphy.
At least two dozen people hold five or more public jobs, including one person – a tax assessor in North Jersey – who has nine.