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Are Columbus-area superintendents some of the highest paid in Georgia? Here’s a list.

Which superintendents are bringing home the big bucks?

Here are the top 10 best paid Georgia superintendents for 2018, according to open.georgia.gov.
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Here are the top 10 best paid Georgia superintendents for 2018, according to open.georgia.gov.

Ever wonder how much your local superintendent makes in a year?

The top paid superintendents in the state of Georgia can pull in several hundred thousand dollars annually, according to data from Open Georgia.

Muscogee County Superintendent David Lewis ranks 45th in pay, making $189,386.69 in fiscal year 2018.

Chattahoochee County’s former superintendent David McCurry made $127,475.05 in 2018, and Harris County’s superintendent Roger Couch, who was hired in June 2018, made $11,361.06.

Here’s a list of the highest paid superintendents in Georgia in 2018:

1. J. Alvin Wilbanks, Gwinnett County Board of Education: $569,375.11

2. Meria Carstarphen, Atlanta Independent School System: $461,918.35

3. Jamar Morcease Beasley, Clayton County Board of Education: $387,344.70

4. Jeffrey W. Rose, Fulton County Board of Education: $367,153.39

5. Robert S. Green, Dekalb County Board of Education: $334,200.00

6. Curtis L. Jones, Bibb County Board of Education: $324,000.17

7. Jeffrey Byron Bearden, Forsyth County Board of Education: $311,542.63

8. Geye S. Hamby, City of Buford Board of Education: $308,000.04

9. John A. Jackson, Floyd County Board of Education: $294,687.12

10. Marie A. Levett, Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education: $275,542.25

11. Joseph C. Barrow, Fayette County Board of Education: $273,636.81

12. Angela D. Pringle, Richmond County Board of Education: $261,152.04

13. Mark A. Scott, Houston County Board of Education: $251,674.65

14. Mark D. Albertus, City of Carrollton Board of Education: $250,575.24

15. Julian Howard Hinesley, City of Cartersville Board of Education: $232,742.40

If you want to see more state salaries, you can search by person, title or organization at Open Georgia.

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