- The top paying police department in the region was in the Town of Amherst, whose 152 employees collected $108,467 on average.
- The 38 employees in the City of North Tonawanda’s fire department had the highest average pay of fire departments in the region with $85,216.
- The highest-paid general employees in Western New York were in the City of Jamestown where 287 employees averaged $52,282.
The names, employers, system and pay of the 10 highest-paid local government employees in the region are below:
The amounts listed in the report do not include fringe benefits such as health insurance or pension contributions, which can add more than 35 percent to the cost for taxpayers.
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