- By Josh Sweigart Staff Writer
The city of Clayton paid 32 employees more than $50,000 last year, mostly in the police and fire departments, according to the I-Team Payroll Project searchable database of public employee payroll.
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City manager Richard Rose was again the city’s highest paid employee, grossing $124,332 last year. In 2015, he was the only city worker who earned six figures; last year, he was one of three.
Local governments make payroll with your money, which is why the I-Team has assembled a searchable database of public employee pay in the region.
The five highest paid city of Clayton employees last year were:
1. Richard Rose, city manager: $124,332
2. Kevin Schweitzer, finance director: $101,657
3. Matthew Hamlin, chief of police: $100,252
4. Brian Garver, fire chief: $99,802
5. Daniel Hamlin, sergeant: $90,472