What People Really Earn In 2013

what people earn: Parade's 2013 salary report
PARADEAlana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson

By Parade

Ever wonder what your local mayor makes? Or the comedian at the company retreat? (Hint: It's more than you think!) In our annual jobs survey, salary taboos take a hike.

Ben Strothman
Age: 51
City: St. Paul, Minn.
Occupation: Movie projector technician
Pay: $40,000
"It's fun to know that thousands will enjoy my work."

Joseph Koebbe
Age: 85
City: Hardin, Mont.
Pay: $10,200
The city council of Hardin (pop. 3,500) appointed Koebbe to a third term in 2011.