Michigan Public School Superintendent Compensation Database

This database presents the estimated total compensation and current contract for every public school district superintendent in Michigan. The Mackinac Center compiled this information based on data provided directly by school districts and intermediate school districts in 2012. Please note that some districts did not report pension contributions as part of total compensation; these have been estimated for some districts.

District Total Salary Pension Travel Sick Days Vac. Days Enroll-
ment
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Insurance Annuity Other
1 Climax-Scotts Community Schools $126,596 $92,000 $17,372 $3,600 12 37 586 2011-2014
$11,784 $1,840 $0
2 Comstock Public Schools $155,319 $102,000 $27,040 $0 20 20 2,328 2012-2013
$18,279 $8,000 $0
3 Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools $164,529 $103,819 $23,412 $0 10 38 1,194 2011-2013
$17,734 $19,564 $0
4 Gull Lake Community Schools $175,735 $125,139 $31,285 $0 18 22 2,834 2012-2016
$19,311 $0 $0
5 Kalamazoo Public School District $349,178 $214,613 $77,364 $6,000 n/a 35 12,471 2011-2012 Updated 3/1/2013
$21,028 $17,000 $13,173
6 Kalamazoo R.E.S.A. $260,164 $168,140 $42,035 $7,200 0 30 580 2012-2015
n/a $42,789 $0
7 Parchment School District $196,154 $130,050 $32,513 $0 12 30 1,696 2012-2015
$3,550 $0 $30,041
8 Portage Public Schools $216,110 $145,000 $38,686 $0 n/a 28 8,597 2012-2014
$13,574 $18,850 $0
9 Schoolcraft Community Schools $212,985 $111,000 $27,833 $0 12 22 1,117 2011-2012
n/a $32,498 $41,654
10 Vicksburg Community Schools $163,625 $117,349 $29,337 $0 12 27 2,583 2011-2013
$4,092 $0 $12,847
  • "Insurance" can include medical, dental, life, vision, long-term disability or "cash-in-lieu" payments.
  • "Other" can include longevity payments or merit-based awards, among other things.
  • Does not include federal payroll taxes.

*Total compensation does not include salary paid on a per diem basis.

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