Bruininks' pay as of this fall was $455,000 base pay, $650,000 with benefits.
Kaler's base salary is $610,000 (close to double his old Stony Brook base of $347,000.) Starting in his second year, Kaler will theoretically get $660,000, including his $50,000 retirement benefits. But I haven't read through his contract yet.
Does anyone with more business acumen than I have any suggestions about what elements to compare?
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