How much do public servants get paid in the Metro East area?
A recent report indicates that 63,000 public servants across Illinois receive at least $100,000 each year as part of their taxpayer-supplied salaries.
In the Metro East area alone, the top earners make $465,421. The statewide cost shouldered by taxpayers amounts to $10 billion.
"Illinois is broke and continues to flirt with junk bond status,” OpenTheBook.com's founder and CEO Adam Andrzejewski said. "But the state's financial woes aren't stopping 63,000 government employees from bringing home six-figure salaries and higher."
Who are the top paid public servants in Metro East?
The table below shows the top 10 highest paid public servants in Metro East, per OpenTheBooks.com.
|ZIP Code||Employer Name||Name||Annual Wages|
|62035||Lewis & Clark Community College||Chapman Dale T||$465,421|
|62025||Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville||Hansen Stephen Leroy||$292,522|
|62025||Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville||Rotter Bruce E||$274,758|
|62201||East St. Louis School District 189||Culver Arthur A||$265,000|
|62221||SWEST||Costello Georgia Jean||$219,157|
|62269||O'Fallon Township High School||Benway Darcy G||$216,684|
|62258||Mascoutah Community Unit School District 19||Fiegel Craig A||$214,845|
|62025||Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville||Langenwalter Eric M||$214,548|
|62025||Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville||Ansari Parviz H||$211,287|
|62025||Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville||Navin John C||$209,539|