$100,000+ not just for school administrators in San Diego County

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

As many parents send their children back into the care of public education professionals this week, newly released data shows how much those professionals get paid.

According to a database compiled by Transparent California, more than 7,500 school district employees in San Diego County received six-figure compensation packages last year, including 4,600 teachers.

The highest paid educator was Poway Superintendent John Collins. To oversee the education of 35,000 K-12 students, Collins received $393,284 in 2013, a figure which includes district costs for his benefits, stipends and other perks. Collins did not respond to telephone and email requests for an interview.

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