Mary Alice Heuschel, his chief of staff, will be the highest paid of his senior staff at $166,000 annually. That figure is the total after calculating in a 3 percent salary reduction mandated in the last budget cycle, according to a spokeswoman for Inslee's transition team.
Here is what other hires in Inslee's administration will be paid. All the figures reflect their salaries after the 3 percent reduction.
David Schumacher, director of the Office of Financial Management, $158,160
Kevin Quigley,secretary of the Department of Social and Health Services, $158, 160
Dale Peinecke, director of the Employment Security Department, $147,153
Joby Shimomura, senior advisor, $140,650
Joel Sacks, commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industries, $140,650
Ted Sturdevant, executive director for legislative affairs and policy, $137,304
David Postman, executive director of communications, $131,040
Marcie Frost, director of the Department of Retirement Systems, $126,964
Alfie Alvarado-Ramos,director of the Department of Veterans Affairs, $116,964
To get an idea how these salaries stack up with those currently in the same position, go to the database of employee salaries at fiscal.wa.gov.
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