ProPublica paid out $6.4 million in salaries, benefits in 2009

That’s up from $4 million in 2008. ProPublica’s Form 990 discloses that editor-in-chief Paul Steiger made $571,687 in salary, plus $13,430 in other compensation last year. Treasurer/secretary Richard Tofel‘s 2009 salary was $320,978 and managing editor Stephen Engelberg was paid $343,463.

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