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American Federation of Teachers (AFT)


Salary Breakdown (2019)

  • Gross Salary: $179,089
  • Allowances: $8,315
  • Official Business: $1,524
  • Other Compensation: $0

Salary History

Year TitleGross SalaryTotal Compensation
2019SENIOR COUNSEL$179,089$188,928
2018SENIOR COUNSEL$172,291$181,936
2017SENIOR COUNSEL$173,291$183,832
2016SENIOR COUNSEL$172,223$181,589
2015SENIOR COUNSEL$171,283$182,239
2014SENIOR COUNSEL$176,062$187,450
2013SENIOR COUNSEL$171,694$180,534
2012ASSOC SENIOR COUNSEL$158,890$169,393
2011ASSOC SENIOR COUNSEL$144,729$152,679
2010ASSOC SENIOR COUNSEL$142,088$151,668
2009ASSOC SENIOR COUNSEL$134,242$145,998
2008ASSOC COUNSEL$126,560$131,995
2006ASSOC COUNSEL$117,889$127,155
2005ASSOCIATE COUNSEL$113,918$122,843
2004ASSOCIATE COUNSE$106,332$114,458
2003ASSOCIATE COUNSE$97,624$104,629
2002ASSOCIATE COUNSE$56,231$61,666

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: