How much do public servants get paid in Carbondale?
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 Carbondale alone, more than 600 public servants are paid an excess of $100,000, with the top earners reaching $522,670. The statewide cost shouldered by taxpayers amounts to $10 billion.
"Illinois is broke and continues to flirt with junk bond status,” OpenTheBooks.com 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."
You can find the full list of public servants earning more than $100,000 gathered by OpenTheBooks.com at this link.