Joplin R-8 Superintendent Jim Simpson's new position as superintendent of the Lindbergh School District will pay him "in the neighborhood of $210,000 annually, according to an article in ICall, the web publication of Call Newspapers in St. Louis County:
The new superintendent will receive a compensation package, including salary and benefits, in the range of $210,000. The final salary will be negotiated and determined based upon the candidate's proven experience, qualifications and ability to meet criteria established by the board.
According to the article, the current Lindbergh superintendent, who is retiring, is being paid $197,938 and receives additional benefits, including paid family insurance and a monthly travel allowance.
The article also indicates the selection process included a trip to Joplin.