Missouri NEA’s Finances

Missouri NEA is your standard, middle-of-the-pack NEA affiliate, neither gaining much nor losing much in the long term. It is essentially the same size as it was in 2004. Missouri is a state where NEA must compete for members not only against AFT, but against the independent Missouri State Teachers Association.

Total membership – 31,914, down 1,490 members

Total revenue – $9.2 million (80.8% came from member dues), up $115,000

Deficit – $181,000

Net assets – $5.5 million

Total staff – 53

Staff salaries and benefits – $6.2 million

Highest paid employee – Ben Simmons, former executive director – $189,687 base salary

Highest paid contractor – None received more than $100,000

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