Nebraska State Education Association’s Finances

The Nebraska State Education Association has increased membership 15 of the last 16 years. Its budget deficit was caused by an almost 10 percent increase in spending on employee compensation.

Total membership – 27,990, up 52 members

Total revenue – $9.2 million (84.1% came from member dues), down $487,000

Deficit – $246,000

Net assets – $5.2 million

Total staff – 49

Staff salaries and benefits – $6.4 million

Highest paid employee – Craig R. Christiansen, executive director – $134,486 base salary

Highest paid contractor – Norby & Wade, $760,131

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