The information on these pages is presented to provide you with factual information about how our elected officials' salaries compare with their peers in other states and with public positions within the state of Washington.
The following chart compares the salary for the Governor of Washington with a few public managerial positions in the state.
|U of W President||$600,400|
|Tacoma City Manager||$258,912|
|ESD 113 Olympia||$197,600|
|ESD 171 Wenatchee||$199,500|
|ESD 114 Bremerton||$193,000|
|Snoqualmie City Manager||$168,156|
University Place City Manager
|Walla Walla School Superintendent||$154,888|
|Aberdeen School Superintendent||$150,200|
|Superintendent of Public Instruction||$134,212|
|Commissioner Public Lands||$132,858|
|Secretary of State||$121,663|
View additional comparative data on the following pages.
Comparison data was obtained by telephone and internet surveys by Commission staff.