Clawson Public Schools Supt. Monique Beels' total compensation package from the district ranks 24th among 29 superintendents in Oakland County.
According to a searchable database compiled by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Beels' total compensation package is $181,000. Only Hazel Park, Madison, Holly and Pontiac district superintendents earn less.
In addition, unlike neighboring districts, Beels does not have a cabinet. For example, there is no human resources director or curriculum & instruction director.
"It's just me. When I have a cabinet meeting, I only have to pour a cup of coffee for myself," she joked. "But, I am not complaining. It's a great job and I love what I do."
Clawson schools has an enrollment of 1,876 students.
Here are the total compensation figures for administrators in neighboring school districts:
|County Rank||State Rank||District||Total Compensation||Enrollment|
|14||47||Lamphere Public Schools||$226,875||2,819|
School District of the City of Royal Oak
|24||154||Clawson City School District||$181,000||1,876|
|27||286||Madison Public Schools||$159,462||1,406|
The Mackinac Center database includes information on all 606 Michigan districts, including those under an emergency manager, those that have no superintendent and those that have part-time superintendents.