The good life on 36 weeks a year of work

Champion News has just published data on the top teacher salaries in Illinois, making it clear that unionization has enabled a massive raid on the taxpayers' funds. Teaching can be a noble profession, but many of these teachers are cleaning up like bandits for a 9-month work year. In all, over 14,000 teachers in this one state make more than 100,000 a year in salary. When you add in pension, health care, and other benefits (15 days a year of sick leave, payable upon retirement if not used), which can add another 40% or more to salary, these teachers are doing much better than most college professors and many doctors.A Phys Ed teacher $191,124 for a 9 month work year.19 who made more over $1,000/day including 6 Phys Ed and three drama/music teachers.A Drivers Ed teacher whose salary is $18,205/month to teach teenagers how to parallel park.Six teachers make more than the Governor's $177,500.Top 100 Teachers average $17,603 per month salary.$100,000 Teacher Salaries By Subject - Fiscal...(Read Full Post)