Washington State School Salaries: 2015-2016

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.

Meridian School District

  • Enrollment, 2010-2011 (pre-K thru 12th): 2,347
  • Total Salary: $8,888,236.00
  • Average Salary: $34,584.58
See all 257 employees › Highest paid individuals, 2015-2016
PersonSalaryBonuses/StipendsInsurance BenefitsTotal Comp.
Thomas Churchill

Superintendent

$135,188$9,000$12,241$156,429
David G Forsythe

Deputy/Assist. Supt.

$114,577$3,500$10,477$128,554
Derek O Forbes

Secondary Principal, Meridian High School

$110,387$6,000$11,389$127,776
Gerald L Sanderson

Secondary Principal, Meridian Middle School

$97,477$4,000$11,389$112,866
Patricia J Fouts

Elementary Principal, Irene Reither Primary School

$97,454$3,000$11,389$111,843
Patrick Hk Ames

Secondary Teacher, Meridian High School

$66,098$25,076$19,201$110,375
Kurt Harvill

Secondary Vice Principal, Meridian High School

$92,096$6,000$11,389$109,485
Daniel B Yorton

Director/Supervisor

$96,820$0$11,389$108,209
Michael L Durkee

Secondary Teacher, Meridian High School

$66,098$27,030$8,882$102,010
Matthew L Vande Putte

Secondary Teacher, Meridian High School

$66,098$23,612$10,973$100,683

Notes:

  • 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.
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Credits: Mike Tigas, Jody Lawrence-Turner
Data: State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
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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.