Who Makes What

How much money does Barack Obama make as a U.S. senator? Find out salary information about him and others in various fields.

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HEAD TO HEAD
We pitted several Chicagoans one-on-one against each other to measure performance-of a sort.
 
CEDRIC BENSON
Running back, Chicago Bears
Salary: $5.67 million*
Dollars per yard rushed
(2006 season):

$8,764
THOMAS JONES
Running back, Chicago Bears
Salary: $1.85 million*
Dollars per yard rushed
(2006 season):

$344
 
BEN GORDON
Guard, Chicago Bulls
Salary: $3.86 million*
Dollars per point scored
(2005-06 season):

$2,861
KIRK HINRICH
Guard, Chicago Bulls
Salary: $3.19 million*
Dollars per point scored
(2005-06 season):

$2,484
 
JOHN W. McCARTER JR.
President and trustee, Field Museum
Salary (2005): $434,534
Pay per visitor (2005):
33 cents
DAVID MOSENA
President, Museum of Science and Industry
Salary (2005): $371,392
Pay per visitor (2005):
21 cents
 
HENRY S. BIENEN
President, Northwestern University
Salary (2006-07): $650,500**
Dollars per undergraduate student enrolled (fall 2006):
$82 
SYLVIA MANNING
Chancellor, University of Illinois at Chicago
Salary (2006-07): $321,000**
Dollars per undergraduate student enrolled (fall 2006):
$21 
 
GARY CATALANI
Superintendent, Community Unit School District 200, Wheaton
Salary (2005-06): $380,227***
Pay per student:
$27
GARY CATALANI
CEO, Chicago Public Schools
Salary (2005-06): $208,316***
Pay per student:
49 cents
 

 

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