For the first time in history, the average annual compensation for a teacher in the Milwaukee Public School system will exceed $100,000.
That staggering figure was revealed last night at a meeting of the MPS School Board.
The average salary for an MPS teacher is $56,500. When fringe benefits are factored in, the annual compensation will be $100,005 in 2011.
MacIver’s Bill Osmulski has more in this video report.
- Michelle Malkin posted an extensive roundup of Wisconsin teacher and administrator compensation information, including a list of the highest paid, with Madison Superintendent Dan Nerad topping the list (The Wisconsin Taxpayer reported his total compensation is $256,715).
- Appleton Post-Crescent DataMine: Search Wisconsin teacher salaries and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel version
- Wisconsin demographics, including income data via the Census Bureau and a City Data Summary
- indeed.com Wisconsin teacher salary information.
- www.weac.org salary & benefits search summary, salary only search, benefits only.
- Madison Teachers Salary & step level information
- Somewhat related: The proposed IB Madison Preparatory Academy plans to operate outside of the Madison School District’s Teachers Union. (Collective Bargaining Agreement)
Finally, the economic and political issue in a nutshell: Wisconsin’s taxbase is not keeping up with other states:
- New Geography’s 2010 “Best Cities for Job Growth” is worth reading. Oshkosh-Neenah tops the list at 145 while Madison lands at 152. College Station, TX (compared to Madison with local editorial comments) is #3 while Austin is #9. Jacksonville, NC ranks #1. Methodology.
- Dave Baskerville: Wisconsin Needs Two Big Goals – Minnesota’s per capita income is currently $4500 more than the Badger State’s.
- The unrest in Wisconsin this week over Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to cut the bargaining rights and benefits of public workers is spreading to other states.
- No, real change starts with all stakeholders