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Wellington Daily News - Wellington, KS
Your state’s highest-paid public employee likely is a coach
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By Pat Cunningham
May 13, 2013 11:23 a.m.

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What does THIS say about our priorities?

You may have heard that the highest-paid employee in each state is usually the football coach at the largest state school. This is actually a gross mischaracterization: Sometimes it is the basketball coach.

Based on data drawn from media reports and state salary databases, the ranks of the highest-paid active public employees include 27 football coaches, 13 basketball coaches, one hockey coach, and 10 dorks who aren’t even in charge of a team.

So are my hard-earned tax dollars paying these coaches?

Probably not. The bulk of this coaching money—especially at the big ...

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