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Who Makes How Much: Academia
Here's what Washingtonians get paid for the work they do By Sherri Dalphonse, Kimberly Palmer
Comments () | Published November 12, 2010

With more than a dozen colleges and universities, hundreds of private schools, and even more public schools, education is a big business in Washington. Based on IRS documents and interviews, here’s a sampling of how the different parts of the area’s educational food chain make out financially.


John J. DeGioia, president, Georgetown University, $911,613.

Steven Knapp, president, George Washington University, $985,353.

Cornelius M. Kerwin, president, American University, $760,774.

C. Dan Mote Jr. (retired in August), president, University of Maryland, $498,284.

Alan G. Merten, president, George Mason University, $534,000.

Sidney A. Ribeau, president, Howard University, $307,498.

John Thompson III, men’s basketball coach, Georgetown University, $1,829,757.

Gary Williams, men’s basketball coach, University of Maryland, $1,996,334.

Robert Tobias, distinguished practitioner in residence, Public Administration, American University, $297,323.

Jason M. Zara, associate professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, George Washington University, $109,240.

Ana Urias, food-service worker, George Mason University, $17,000.


Marjo Talbott, Maret School, $395,030.

David M. Armstrong, Landon School, $384,766.

F. Robertson Hershey, Episcopal High School, $606,095.

Susanna A. Jones, Holton-Arms School, $387,426.

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