Kansans who’ve been bombarded with marketing reports of schools being underfunded may very well be surprised to learn that certain school administrators received substantial pay hikes in the 2017 school year.? Open Records needs submitted to to 21 regions representing 50 percent of students statewide produced multiple examples of college administrators receiving more than a 5 percent pay hike, several of that received double-digit increases.
The highest paid out employee among those districts has been Salina Superindent Bill Hall at $334,833.? Two large increases went to newly-hired superintendents inside Topeka and Manhattan, comparing his or her pay to that of their forerunners; seven other large raises went to individuals serving within a different capacity than the earlier year.? ?Paying out unused tired leave as a ‘retirement bonus’ (that also surges pensions) is another common exercise among school districts which can be the cause of some of the very large will increase.
The 37 individuals listed below are not necessarily the only employees who been given large increases, as only the highest paid staff members ended up being examined, but the complete pay-roll for each district can be found at KansasOpenGov.org.
Payroll listings for the Pittsburg and also Iola school districts will be submitted when they respond to the Open Documents request sent out mid-July.