Each year, the AAUP-AFT Local 6075, Wayne State's chapter of the American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Teacher, publishes the salary of every university employee. This information is obtained by the AAUP-AFT through a Freedom of Information Act request.
The highest-paid employee of WSU in 2014 was School of Medicine Associate Dean Sonia Hassan. WSU paid $512,918. The second highest paid employee was WSU President M. Roy Wilson, who earned $483,000.