Washington State School Salaries: 2011-2012

This data site contains personnel information, including salaries, for public school districts in the State of Washington. Data was provided to The Spokesman-Review by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction in response to a public records request. More information regarding this database can be found here.

Tacoma School District

  • Enrollment, 2010-2011 (pre-K thru 12th): 28,885
  • Total Salary: $114,721,834.00
  • Average Salary: $33,271.99
See all 3,448 employees › Highest paid individuals, 2011-2012
PersonSalaryBonuses/StipendsInsurance BenefitsTotal Comp.
Arthur Otto Jarvis


Carla Jo Santorno

Deputy/Assist. Supt.

Rosanne Geraldine Fulton

Deputy/Assist. Supt.

Laurie Taylor

Deputy/Assist. Supt.

Bonnie K Mcguire

Secondary Principal, Foss

Gail Barnum-Newsome

Secondary Principal, Stadium

Danny D Besett

Secondary Principal, Wilson

Jonathan R Kellett

Secondary Principal, Jason Lee

Kevin Cover Kannier

Secondary Principal, Mt Tahoma

Brenda Joy Mcbrayer

Secondary Principal, Truman



  • Insurance benefits includes $768/month for school district certificated employee health benefits or $9,216/year. Certified employees include teachers, counselors and librarians. Classified employees are funded at 1.152 times that amount or $884.74/month ($10,616.83/year). Benefits are allocated by the State of Washington. [1][2]
  • All figures submitted by school districts are preliminary. Final numbers are due to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction in September.
  • View the FAQ page for more information regarding this database.

Credits: Mike Tigas, Jody Lawrence-Turner
Data: State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
More Information: view the FAQ

Salaries for public school employees are considered “public record,” in accordance with Washington State’s Public Records act, RCW 42.56. An exception is made in the case of victims of domestic violence. Please contact the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for more information.