The superintendent for Sigourney School District earned an annual salary of $120,000 in 2017-2018, according to the Iowa Department of Education.
That was 20.7 percent less than the average annual salary of $151,327 for full-time school superintendents in the state.
In addition to working for Sigourney School District, the unnamed superintendent served in the same role for Pekin Community School District. The annual salary reported to the state is from the district that holds the superintendent's contract.
Sigourney School District had an official enrollment of 549 students in 2017-18. Pekin Community School District enrolled 600 students.
The Department of Education reported that the average full-time salary for public school superintendents in Iowa increased by 2.4 percent between 2016-2017 and 2017-2018. This included salaries for superintendents employed by the state's nine area education agencies (AEAs), which provide programs and services to districts throughout the state. These services include guidance in improving schools, professional development, school-community planning, curriculum, media services, special education and technology.
The superintendent for Sigourney School District, who was not identified by name in the state report, has three years of experience in the district and 18 years' experience overall.