HONOLULU - The Hawaii Board of Education is increasing the pay for assistant superintendents.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the board voted Tuesday to increase the salaries of six assistant superintendents by an average of 3.6 percent.
Salaries of 15 complex-area superintendents also will increase but by less than 1 percent on average.
The board approved a 16.6 percent increase for the deputy superintendent.
BOE Chairman Don Horner says the one-time pay increases are for performance and the board is appreciative of their accomplishments.
Assistant superintendents had earned $115,000 to $120,000 annually.
Complex-area superintendents oversee two to four school complexes, each with a high school and feeder schools. They had on average been earning just under $119,000 annually.
Deputy Superintendent Ronn Nozoe's pay will increase from $120,000 to $140,000.