How much do public servants get paid in Champaign County?
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 Champaign County alone, more than 2,400 public servants are paid an excess of $100,000, with the top earner reaching $563,466. The statewide cost shouldered by taxpayers amounts to $10 billion.
"Illinois is broke and continues to flirt with junk bond status,” OpenTheBook.com's 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.