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The way to crush the middle class is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation. – Vladimir Lenin

Average Wages in Wisconsin, Comrades!

Posted by iusbvision on March 14, 2011

By Bob Schneider

The Wisconsin Taxpayers have been raped for a very long time:

2010 Wisconsin Teacher Actual Wages

 

AVERAGE WAGE AND BENEFITS (remember this is for about 9 months of work)

 

TEACHERS:

Milwaukee                   $86,297

Elmbrook                     $91,065

Germantown               $83,818

Hartland Arrwhd      $90,285     (highest paid teacher was $122,952-lowest was $64,942)

Men Falls                      $81,099

West Bend                    $82,153

Waukesha                    $92,902

Sussex                          $82,956

Mequon                       $95,297

Kettle Mor                  $87,676

Muskego                      $91,341

 

STAFF:

Arrowhead – Bus Mng – Kopecky –                                      $169,525

Arrowhead – Principal – Wieczorek –                                 $152,519

Grmtwn –  Asst Princ – Dave Towers –                                $123,222

Elmbrk  –  Burliegh Elemetary – Principal Zahn-           $142,315 (for a primary school!!)

Madison – Asst Principal – McGrath –                                $127,835

 

UNIVERSITY of WISCONSIN STAFF (2009 salary alone):

Michael Knetter – Prof of Bus  –                                      $327,828

Carolyn Martin – Chancellor Mad –                              $437,000

Hector Deluca – Prof of Nutritional Science –          $254,877 (really??)

(source: Madison.com -as the UW removed salaries from being posted online in 2007- why if they are so low?)

 

How about some other “public servant job” ???  What do they make?

 

Madison Garbage men (2009 salary only):

Garbageman, Mr. Nelson earned                        $159,258 in 2009, including $109,892 in overtime and other pay.

Garbageman, Greg Tatman, who earned         $125,598

7 Madison garbage men made over                  $100,000

30 Madison garbage men made over               $70,000

 

 

MILWAUKEE CITY BUS DRIVERS (salary only):

136 Drivers made more than         $70,000

54 Drivers made more than           $80,000

18 Drivers made more than           $90,000

8 Drivers made more than             $100,000

Top Driver made                                $117,000

(Source WTMJ)

 

(In contrast, the average private bus driver makes $9 to $13 an hour (about $20,000 yr) with no pension, or healthcare.)

Source of Data:  http://host.madison.com/

 

Bob Schneider served on Ronald Reagan’s National Security Council. He is a recognized expert on Middle Eastern policy and a respected consultant on international business, foreign affairs and politics. Schneider is also a humorist whose writings are popular among the politically savvy.

 

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