The next-highest paid employee in the city was Dr. Chris Bourdon, Health Sciences North's vice-president and chief of staff, who made $371,751 that year.
In terms of education, next to Strasser, the second highest-paid worker in the city was former Cambrian College president Sylvia Barnard, who was paid $268,129 for 2013. She retired in June.
Laurentian University president Dominic Giroux earned $260,027, Cambrian vice-president of finance and administration James Hutton earned $252,697, Laurentian vice-president, academic Robert Kerr earned $247,762 and NOSM associate dean, community engagement David Marsh earned $242,112.
Former Collège Boréal president Denis Hubert-Dutrisac, who retired in September, earned $241,454.
Leaders with the city's four school boards earned less than their post-secondary counterparts.
Sudbury Catholic District School Board director of education Catherine McCullough led the pack in this sector, earning $203,467 in 2013.
Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario (CSCNO) director of capital services Regent Dupuis was paid $188,979 and CSCNO director of education Lyse-Anne Papineau earned $184,700.
Rainbow District School Board director of education Norm Blaseg was paid $181,920, and Conseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l'Ontario (CSPGNO) superintendent Alain Gelinas was paid $149,687, while CSPGNO director of education Marc Gauthier was paid $146,424.
Laurentian led the education sector for the number of employees earning $100,000 or more, with 340. Cambrian had 99 on the list, Boréal 57 and NOSM 32.
Added together, the city's four school boards had 272 people on the list – Rainbow 108, CSCNO 77, Sudbury Catholic 49 and CSPGNO 38.