Cities pay huge salaries despite fiscal crises – Nurse earned $350,000

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Date: March 30th, 2008

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California – A city nurse earned $350,000. A fire department battalion chief pulled in more than twice as much as the mayor. And a municipal park ranger took home $188,000 in overtime on top of his $71,000 salary.
Such generous payouts were criticized for hastening the fiscal downfall of the city of Vallejo, which narrowly averted bankruptcy this month. But the nurse, firefighter and ranger aren’t from Vallejo – they’re among hundreds of top earners working for the cities of San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceiUniverse
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