Data year



$16 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 26k, Batavia is classified as Medium. It is larger than 75.52% of Municipal populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Batavia is higher than 76.35% of Municipal median salaries in Illinois.

Batavia spent more on payroll in 2017 than 80.50% of other employers in the Municipal category.

The highest spending department in Batavia is the Police, with an annual payroll expenditure of $4,306,169.

Employees View all (269)

Top earners in Batavia

Name Position Department Salary
Laura M Newman City Administrator Batavia Administration & Legislative $171,560
Gary P Holm Director Of Public Works Batavia Public Works Admin $163,806
Peggy Colby Finance Director Batavia Finance $157,687
Daniel M Eul Police Chief Batavia Police $150,388
Shawn M Stephens Battalion Chief Batavia Fire $144,756

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (19)

Top-spending departments in Batavia

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Police 43 $100,143 $4 million
Fire 27 $90,406 $2 million
Electric Utility 18 $101,840 $2 million
Streets And Walks 22 $65,111 $1 million
Water Distribution 14 $70,384 $985k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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