Women Make Up a Tiny Percentage of Highest-Paid Employees at the University of Iowa

iowaUniversity of Iowa President Sally Mason earned a salary of $972,605 during the 2013 fiscal year. But President Mason is one of only a few women among the highest-paid employees at the University of Iowa. In fact, among the 64 highest-paid employees – those who earn more than $400,000 a year –  only eight are women. Only three women are among the top 25 paid employees. In addition to President Mason, Lisa Blunder the head coach for women’s basketball and Kimberly Leslie chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology are among the 25 highest-paid employees of the University of Iowa. Kirk Ferenth, the head football coach is the highest paid university employee.

If the threshold is lowered to employees who make $200,000 or more, women make up 23 percent of this high paid group.

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