What do public employees make compared to you?
The salaries and wages of Belleville city employees for 2018 have been added to the Belleville News-Democrat’s Public Pay Database.
To view the BND’s Public Pay Database, go to https://www.bnd.com/publicpay.
According to records obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, the highest paid employee in Belleville last year was police officer Paul Anderson, who earned about $122,267.
The second highest paid was City Attorney Garrett Hoerner, who was paid $122,186.
Police Chief William Clay earned $114,144 in 2018, according to the records.
Randy Schield, a battalion chief in the fire department, was the fourth highest paid employee in Belleville, earning $112,683.
The fifth highest paid employee was David Zahn, a captain in the fire department. He earned $110,878, according to the records released by the city.
Mayor Mark Eckert was paid $85,924 as the city’s top elected official.