06/17/2010 10:45 PM by

The RTD recently used FOIA requests to score a bunch of salary data from “20 local governments and their school systems for all employees’ annual salaries”. The searchable online database is here.

Here are some quick numbers. Can you find something interesting?

  • 7th District Councilperson Cynthia Newbille gets paid $25,000
  • Her liaison Sam Patterson makes $56,814
  • A Fire Fighter III makes $47,519
  • A 6th grade history teacher with a Masters and 5 years experience makes $42,956
  • A career Health teacher makes $71,664
  • A middle school principal makes $97,266
  • RPS Superintendent Yvonne Brandon makes $170,000
  • Police Chief Norwood makes $149,800
  • A Sector Lieutenant with the RPD makes $71,748
  • A Police Officer I makes $38,000
  • A Refuse Truck Operator makes $29,943
  • Mayor Jones makes $125,000


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