Top 100 IL School Salaries will pull down $1 billion in pension payments.

Once again when we compare compensation of IL K-12 educators with other states we find an enormous gap. Just looking at IL vs. WI we see a $164,000 premium for IL top administrator salary compared to WI.

And in this particular case, the $368,000 is more like $400,000 for IL top administrator Harry Griffith from Lake Forest. He also has a $75,000 loan completely forgiven, a $1 million life insurance policy, free health insurance until he is 65 and a $25,000/yr. annuity among other goodies. This puts his total compensation, not including district provided health insurance, well over $400,000.

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