Township trustee jobs up for election in November are among the best-paying elected positions in the region, a Dayton Daily News analysis found, despite the fact these races get little attention and the office-holders often represent far fewer people than area city councils.
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Township trustee pay set by state law
Township budget: Trustee salary
$50,000 or less: $5,144
$50,001 - $100,000: $6,174
$100,001 - $250,000: $7,332
$250,001 - $500,000: $8,490
$500,001 - $750,000: $9,004
$750,001 - $1,500,000: $10,288
$1,500,001 - $3,500,000: $11,318
$3,500,001 - $6,000,000: $12,346
$6,000,001 - $10,000,000: $15,998
Greater than $10,000,000: $20,568
Source: Ohio Township Association
To produce this story, the Dayton Daily News analyzed salary information for elected officials that was reported to the Montgomery County Board of Elections. We also surveyed the largest cities and townships in Greene County.
Pay tables for elected township trustee and city council positions can be viewed at MyDaytonDailyNews.com.