123 Teamster officials made over $150,000 in salary in 2010; 35 made over $200,000. The total paid to that group went up $259,636 over the previous year.
129 Teamster officials got paid a multiple salary by the International Union, most of them appointees of James Hoffa.
For the first time since he took office, James Hoffa did not get a salary increase. This is
because his salary goes up by a percentage equal to the rate of inflation, and inflation did not rise.
Hoffa did take a $6,000 hike in his total compensation: Hoffa is paid a very lucrative “housing allowance” on top of his salary.
Below is the listing of the Teamsters’ Top Ten Money Makers, based on salary and total compensation.
[Note: Because Teamster bosses can collect multiple salaries, the column listed as “Affiliation” indicated whether the individual collected salary from the Teamsters International (INTL), a joint council (JC) and/or Local Union (L).]
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