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Mon March 7, 2011

Super Salary Gap

Oklahoma City, OK – Big gap between top, bottom of Okla. supt pay list

(Information in the following story is from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) There's a big difference between the salary paid to the best-compensated local school superintendent in Oklahoma and the superintendent who is paid the least in the state.

The Oklahoman newspaper reported Sunday that the the top-paid superintendent is Kirby Lehman at Jenks Public Schools with a total compensation package of $266,917. The lowest-paid superintendent in the state is Terry Selman with Byars Public Schools in McClain County, who is paid $33,000 total compensation up from $20,000 several years ago.

The average salary for superintendents in Oklahoma is $95,937.