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Physician's Money Digest, October31 2004, Volume 11, Issue 20

(New York Times, 2004)

$103,000—Base annual compensation for a musician with the NewYork Philharmonic.

(New York Times, 2004)

$2.2 million—Annual compensation for the music director of the NewYork Philharmonic.

(New York Times, 2004)

$70,000—Compensation for violinist Itzhak Perlman for one night'sperformance.

(Opensecrets.org, 2004)

86%—Percentage of all political donations by the National EducationAssociation that go to Democratic candidates.

(New York Post, 2004)

$280,202—Annual compensation for the president of the UnitedFederation of Teachers.

(New York Post, 2004)

40%—Percentage of the United Federation of Teachers staffers whoearn more than $100,000 annually.

(Governing, 2004)

$45,930—Average annual teacher's salary in US public schools, gradesK through 12.

(Governing, 2004)

$7829—Average annual per-pupil spending in US public schools,grades K through 12.

(New York Post, 2004)

$1.2 million—Average price tag for a condominium in Manhattan.

(New York Post, 2004)

$4.1 million—Average price tag for a townhouse in Manhattan.