Data year



$14 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 27k, Alton is classified as Medium. It is larger than 76.76% of Municipal populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Alton is higher than 73.44% of Municipal median salaries in Illinois.

Alton spent more on payroll in 2017 than 77.18% of other employers in the Municipal category.

The highest spending department in Alton is the Police, with an annual payroll expenditure of $5,980,793.

Employees View all (235)

Top earners in Alton

Name Position Department Salary
Seth E Stinnett Lieutenant Alton Police $126,530
Scott Golike Lieutenant Alton Police $121,117
David Dewall Lieutenant Alton Police $106,306
John Franke Lieutenant Alton Police $105,951
Jason Simmons Chief Alton Police $104,841

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (30)

Top-spending departments in Alton

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Police 85 $70,362 $6 million
Fire 44 $66,226 $3 million
Street 14 $49,490 $693k
Sewer Trtmnt 9 $50,725 $457k
Garage 5 $63,896 $319k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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