• 393 UA employees were paid more than $100,000 in 2005.

• 568 UA employees were paid more than $100,000 in 2008.

• 395 UA employees were paid more than $100,000 in 2010.

The big paychecks

The UA's five highest state-paid employees

• William Crist, vice president for health affairs, $650,000.

• Robert Shelton, president, $470,000.

• Stuart Flynn, dean of the College of Medicine-Phoenix Campus, $377,000.

• Meredith Hay, provost, $350,000.

• Dan Dhaliwal, head of the accounting school, $329,500.

SOURCE: University of Arizona. Figures include only employees whose salaries are fully funded by state tax dollars.