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City Releases Employee Compensation Report

Even though the report was not discussed by the Jamestown City Council during its work session meeting Monday, an account of how much each government worker makes and a breakdown of where they live was included in the information provided to the news media, council members and city employees.

According to the report, the Jamestown Fire Department is the only department or bargaining unit that has more employees who live outside the city than inside. In 2020, only 46% of firefighters lived inside the city.

The Jamestown Police Department barely has more employees living inside the city than outside. Last year, 51% of police department employees lived in Jamestown.

According to the report, 70% of public works and park workers lived in Jamestown while 86% of management employees lived in the city.

The report also broke down how many employees in some of the bargaining units live inside the city. In 2020, 90% of Jamestown City Administrative Association workers lived in Jamestown, 84% of Civil Service Employees Association employees lived in the city and 75% of Jamestown Urban Renewal Agency workers lived in the Pearl City.

Overall, 63% of government workers lived in Jamestown last year.

Of the top ten salaries, ranging from $118,299 to $98,642, only four employees lived in the city in 2020. Of the top 25 salaries, ranging from $118,299 to $88,877, 13 workers lived in the city.

Of the 214 workers on the list, Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist is ranked 92nd at a salary of $71,944.

The city government employee compensation information is also available online at seethroughny.net.

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