The overall payroll for the Barrow County school system fell 3.2 percent in FY2013 from the year before, although some individuals made more money during the last year. The system had salaries of $66.56 million in FY2012 compared to $64.4 million in FY2013.
In addition, the system’s top 50 highest paid employees collectively earned nearly the same amount in both years — $4.395 million in FY2012 and $4.392 in FY2013.
Barrow County superintendent Wanda Creel was the system’s highest paid employee at $149,129 in FY2013, followed by assistant superintendent Jake Grant at $117,815.
For the full story, see the Jan. 29th issue of the Barrow Journal.