A. Except as otherwise provided in subsections B and C of this section, any officer or employee of the state, or any of its agencies, is entitled to receive a salary within the range as determined by the department of administration unless modified by the legislature.

B. Elected state officers, employees of the supreme court, employees of the court of appeals, employees of the legislature, employees of the governor’s office, employees of the Arizona state schools for the deaf and the blind except the superintendent and the medical officer and all employees of the Arizona board of regents and the state universities are exempt from the provisions of this section.

C. Except as otherwise provided by statute or specific legislative appropriation, members of boards, commissions, councils or advisory committees who are authorized by law to receive compensation may receive compensation at the rate of not to exceed thirty dollars for each day engaged in the service of such board, commission, council or advisory committee.