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American Federation of Teachers (AFT)


Salary Breakdown (2015)

  • Gross Salary: $172,214.00
  • Allowances: $8,870.00
  • Official Business: $710.00
  • Other Compensation: $0.00

Salary History

Year TitleGross SalaryTotal Compensation
2015SENIOR COUNSEL$172,214$181,794
2014SENIOR COUNSEL$179,718$191,060
2013SENIOR COUNSEL$176,559$187,103
2012SENIOR COUNSEL$166,690$177,350
2011SENIOR COUNSEL$155,733$166,577
2010SENIOR COUNSEL$152,013$162,279
2009SENIOR COUNSEL$144,461$156,064
2008ASSOC SENIOR COUNSEL$138,164$147,064
2007ASSOC SENIOR COUNSEL$129,770$139,353
2006ASSOC SENIOR COUNSEL$122,088$131,113
2005ASSOCIATE COUNSEL$117,975$126,901
2004ASSOCIATE COUNSE$112,526$120,601
2003ASSOCIATE COUNSE$106,533$114,798
2002ASSOCIATE COUNSE$102,909$110,484

Source: LM forms filed with the Office of Labor-Management Standards. This information is a public record, which can also be found on the Department of Labor's website: