Stories tagged: Salaries
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 11:56 a.m.
Salary cap for Spokane city employees part of budget reforms proposed by Ben Stuckart
The City Council president said a limit on earnings at four times the median household income of the city was reasonable and would address citizen concerns about the city’s increased …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Petition for salary cuts delivered to WSU president
A petition calling on Washington State University to significantly cut its administrators’ salaries was officially delivered to President Kirk Schulz’s office Wednesday night and on Thursday to the Washington State …
Sun., April 30, 2017
Jim Kowalkowski: Legislature should retain equitable teacher funding tools
The SAM and the staff mix work to provide each district with enough funding to cover the base salary of a teacher, regardless of the experience or education level of …
Wed., June 1, 2016, 6:34 a.m.
Vancouver salary petition qualifies for ballot
The hefty pay raises Vancouver’s Salary Review Commission awarded the mayor and city council could go on the chopping block.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, Prosecutor Larry Haskell set for raises under county proposal
Spokane County officials on Tuesday will consider boosting the salaries of Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich and Prosecuting Attorney Larry Haskell.
Wed., Nov. 5, 2014
Spokane 2015 budget pays 164 workers six figures
The number of city employees earning six figures has increased under Spokane Mayor David Condon, despite his critical stance against such high earners when he was campaigning for office and …
Fri., June 27, 2014
Salaries holding steady for top school administrators
Top leaders at Washington’s second-largest school district will not receive a pay raise for the fourth year in a row. Spokane Public Schools’ board still is scarred from a public …
Tue., Jan. 14, 2014
Huskies to pay new aides $3.075M
SEATTLE – The University of Washington will spend more than $3 million on its assistant football coaches’ salaries in 2014. The school released salary information on Monday for eight of …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2013
New EWU contract eases pay inequities
SEATTLE – When students come back to school at Eastern Washington University later this month, they may be taught by a very happy professor who just got a big raise. …
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013, 7:40 a.m.
Morning Review: Rising stars, pumpkin punks and the great outdoors
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Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
Spokane police, firefighter salaries outpace region’s average wages
As budget discussions ramp up at the city of Spokane, a conservative think tank has released a study suggesting that pay for Spokane’s police and firefighters has not only outpaced …
Thu., June 13, 2013
Average salary in Washington rose in ’12
Private-sector job growth and a recovering economy pushed Washington’s average wage in 2012 to $51,595. That’s the first time Washington’s average wage – for jobs covered by unemployment insurance – …
Sat., March 23, 2013
Vestal: Healthy paycheck can be measured in Smith-years
Twenty-one million dollars. If, during the travails of life, you encountered health problems that required fixing at Deaconess, and if you found yourself dismayed at the cost of the care, …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2012, 1:47 p.m.
Report: Fannie, Freddie managers earned $200K
WASHINGTON — A government report finds median pay for nearly 2,000 senior managers at government-controlled Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac exceeded $200,000 last year.
Fri., July 20, 2012
College pay always low for select few
If you think it’s crazy that the Community Colleges of Spokane is hiking salaries for presidents, vice presidents and deans as it cuts salaries for janitors, plumbers and groundskeepers, join …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2012
Breske highest paid WSU assistant
PULLMAN – Mike Leach’s defensive coordinator will be the highest-paid member of Washington State’s first assistant coaching staff under the new head football coach – and under the Pac-12 Conference’s …
Wed., July 27, 2011
Shawn Vestal: Wages fall depending on where workers fall
The story of the Spokane economy is a good news-bad news scenario. But it’s no joke. The recovery has arrived with a vengeance for some people. Everyone else is still …
Sun., Sept. 19, 2010
Administrators out of school budget woes’ reach
While private-sector and state workers have taken hits during the economic downturn, many public school administrators have seen their pay remain steady or increase. Spokane Public Schools officials – from …
Sat., Sept. 18, 2010, 8 p.m.
Top tier out of school budget woes’ reach
While private-sector and state workers have taken hits during the economic downturn, many public school administrators have seen their pay remain steady or increase.
Fri., May 7, 2010
Presidents’ salaries put the high in higher ed
Is it time for the University of Washington president to make a million bucks a year? You may say no. You may say hell no. You may say that it’s …
Thu., May 6, 2010, 6:46 a.m.
Survey: Washington state employees pay lower
A survey prepared for the Washington Department of Personnel shows that most state workers earn less than private sector counterparts but health care and other benefits are better.
Thu., April 1, 2010
Avista reports executive pay
Avista Chairman and CEO Scott Morris earned $3 million in total compensation last year, the utility reported Wednesday. Morris has held Avista’s top executive job since Jan. 1, 2008. Compensation …
Sat., Feb. 6, 2010
School administrators’ pay among highest in county
Spokane-area public school administrators were not sheltered from the budget storm that howled across Washington last year. An analysis of top administrators’ pay in the Spokane area’s three largest districts …
Sun., Jan. 31, 2010, 2 a.m.
Salaries soared at regional universities
Raises have been scarce and budget cuts common at colleges dealing with the fallout from the worst state budget in memory. But between January 2007 and January 2009, the largest …
Sun., Dec. 6, 2009, 12:30 a.m.
Think you could do better with budget? Go for it
Later this week, Spokane County commissioners will take a $10.5 million whack out of the county’s general fund budget. They’d need $146.8 million to maintain the status quo and can …
Tue., March 24, 2009, 3:50 p.m.
Avista CEO’s promotion boosts salary
Scott Morris, Avista Corp.’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, earned $2.2 million in total compensation last year, the utility reported Tuesday. The raise from total compensation of $1.1 million …
Sat., July 13, 1996
Sources: Lakers Offer O’Neal $95.5 Million For 7 Years
The Lakers have made what figures to be their best and final offer to Shaquille O’Neal, sources told the Los Angeles Times on Friday, a seven-year, $95.5-million package with an …
Sat., July 13, 1996
Jordan: 1 Year, $25 Mil Nba Legend, Chicago Bulls Agree On Record Contract
Sun., July 7, 1996
Jeff Beukeboom of the New York Rangers re-signed with the team after turning down an offer from the Blues. He will make $8.5 million over four years. … Trent Yawney, …
Sun., Oct. 22, 1995
A Career In Pro Football Like Money In The Bank