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In the Seattle Community College District our salaries range from $33,900 to
$50,900.  I'm at $45,200 after 25 years.
Larry Silverman

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> From:         Jan Norton[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Reply To:     Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
> Sent:         Friday, October 22, 1999 11:21 AM
> To:   [log in to unmask]
> Subject:      Re: What is YOUR salary?
>
> Your question is excellent and deserves replies.  A couple of years ago, I
> tried to get the same kind of information through a survey of my SIG
> members (I lead CRLA's Learning Assistance Center Management Special
> Interest Group).  Very few people would talk about money, and I have yet
> to understand this taboo.
>
> First of all, salary information is usually available in public documents
> because most of us are employed by a state or other government agency, so
> there's no point in hiding it.  In fact, if we had the time to dig, we
> could probably get this information on many of our colleagues.  How much
> better (and easier) it would be if we would just come out and talk openly!
>
> Having said that, I will try to start this ball rolling by stating that I
> make almost $43,000 per year.
>
> Now, here's the context that's needed to make sense of that figure.  I am
> on a 12-month contract at a public four-year college in the midwest; I
> have been working in this position for 15 years.  Our college student
> headcount (not counting Continuing Education programs) is closing in on
> 5500.  I do a lot of research and participate in college-wide programs; I
> run a multi-discipline center (math, writing, reading/ study skills, plus
> course-specific tutoring programs including SI) with four other full-time
> professional staff members (12-month, one for each area noted) and a
> half-time secretary.  My staff members each earn $29000-33000 per year.
> This semester it looks as if we'll provide 4500-5000 hours of tutoring
> services.
>
> Next???
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> Jan Norton, Director
> Center for Academic Support             Phone: (816) 271-4536
> Missouri Western State College          Email: [log in to unmask]
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