Rockford’s Top Paying Jobs
When many people think of employment the City of Rockford they think of a city with a high level of unemployment and low salaries. While that may true in some instances, I have found this to not be the case, if you can land the right job. If you want to make big money get a job with the City Of Rockford. Public service does pay and it pays well!
Here are the Top 10 salaries paid to City Of Rockford Employees.
1. PATRIC HAYES - LEGAL DIRECTOR LEGAL DEPARTMENT - $132,736.00
2. CHET EPPERSON - POLICE CHIEF POLICE - $130,048.40
3. JAMES RYAN - CITY ADMINISTRATOR MAYORS OFFICE - $122,364.00
4. DEREK BERGSTEN- ROCKFORD FIRE CHIEF FIRE - $118,777.20
5. TIMOTHY HANSON - PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR -$122,144.00
City Of Rockford Photo[/caption]In case you are wondering, politics in Rockford also pays very well. Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey gets paid $105,960.40 and is guaranteed a job for four years.
The City of Rockford employees salary database is matter a public record. If you want to find out how much your favorite City of Rockford employee makes, get the complete salary database here.
Education pays pretty well too. Here are the Top 5 Salaries paid to employees who work for the Rockford School District (as of 2012):
|Sheffield||LaVonne||Rockford SD 205||Rockford||District Superintendent||$192,712.69|
|Cyrus||Colleen||Rockford SD 205||Rockford||Assistant District Superintendent||$131,080.66|
|Hite-Carter||Angela||Roosevelt Center||Rockford||High School Principal||$116,985.70|
|Davis||Jill||Guilford High School||Rockford||Junior High/Middle Principal||$115,894.00|
|Hernandez||Earl||Rockford SD 205||Rockford||Director||$113,374.14|
You can check out the complete list of salaries given to all employees of Rockford School District Employee salaries HERE
Now, if you are not lucky enough to get a job in with the city or the school district, you might try one of these. According to USAWAGE.COM has a listing of the TOP paying average salaries of occupations (outside the public sector) in Rockford. Here is the Top 5.
1 Physicians and Surgeons $179,740
2 Chief Executives $134,080
3 Pharmacists $121,820
4 Veterinarians $117,940
5 General Dentists $113,710
Get the complete Rockford List here.
Finally, my favorite job on the list: Charming Q98.5 radio personality - $8.25 / hr + Free food.