Ever wonder how much your county’s school superintendent gets paid?  The Rowan Free Press published this data in 2013, but as the General Assembly begins drafting its budgets for the next biennium, I thought it was appropriate to bring it up.

The General Assembly sets the base pay for teachers across North Carolina; local governments may increase that amount. These local governments also determine the rates at which their school administrators and other central office personnel are ultimately paid.

What follows are the salaries (not including monthly healthcare, pension and social security benefits) for each superintendent, by school district. For some perspective, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, June Atkinson, receives $124,676 in annual salary (not including benefits).

The following information is based off payroll data from February 2013 and was provided by the non-partisan staff of the Fiscal Research Division of the North Carolina General Assembly:

If you want to see the list of all 100 counties, click here.  Below are the ten highest paid base annual salaries.

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