Highest-paid teacher in Springfield SD 186 raked in $104,314.68 in the 2014-2015 school year
The top 10 highest-paid teachers in Springfield SD 186 each earned more than $70,000 in total compensation in 2015, according to the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
The amount reflects teachers' full adjusted pay - a calculation which includes benefits and all pension contributions by taxpayers for each teacher, and reflects a full year of work instead of the nine months teachers actually worked.
Records show that in 2015, John E. Delich, a teacher at Springfield Ball Charter School at 1900 W. Monroe St., received $104,314.68, the highest full adjusted pay among all teachers in the district.
Included in that amount was $18,169.10 in taxpayer-funded benefits, $8,890.56 in retirement benefits, and $9,278.54 in other benefits.
Overall, the total amount Springfield SD 186 spent on its 10 highest-paid teachers in 2015 was $792,870.78.
Springfield SD 186 had 30 teachers in 2015.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 Census American Community Survey, the median household income for Illinois was $57,444 in 2015.
ISBE is responsible for administering public education in Illinois and consists of nine board members appointed by the governor and approved by the Senate.
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