Central NY superintendents' salaries, benefits up 16 percent

Monday, July 8, 2013

The salaries and benefits paid to Central New York school superintendents rose 16 percent over five years ago, according to compensation figures reported by the districts to the state.

The 66 school superintendents in Central New York will make combined more than $12.8 million in salary and benefits in the next school year, according to the state salary data.

Over the past five years, some superintendents have taken pay freezes, but the cost of benefits, including rising pension and health care costs, have caused the total compensation for superintendents to increase.

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