Average Salaries to MEA Staff

Many Michigan Education Association employees are earning salaries more than twice as high as the average teacher, according to recently released U.S. Department of Labor data.

The information, part of an annual report labor organizations are required to file with the U.S. Department of Labor, revealed that 125 staffers of Michigan's largest school employee labor union received salaries and disbursements of over $90,000 from September 1999 to August 2000. The average Michigan teacher salary is $48,695. ...

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