Prison Psychiatrist Earnings: $737,057 Where:Stockton, California Even in prison, shrinks rake it in. Of the $737,057 that Fong Lai received in 2010, $594,976 was for more than 2 1/2 years worth of unused sick time when he left the job in 2010. Still, in the last full year he worked, his base salary was $224,306 in addition to overtime pay of $72,308.

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