Chicago Ridge



Data year



$6 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 14k, Chicago Ridge is classified as Medium. It is larger than 52.28% of Municipal populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Chicago Ridge is higher than 94.19% of Municipal median salaries in Illinois.

Chicago Ridge spent more on payroll in 2017 than 50.62% of other employers in the Municipal category.

The highest spending department in Chicago Ridge is the Police Department, with an annual payroll expenditure of $3,240,766.

Employees View all (83)

Top earners in Chicago Ridge

Name Position Department Salary
Christopher Bennett Ff/Par Captain Chicago Ridge Fire Department $158,443
Christopher Schmelzer Ff/Para Lieutenant Chicago Ridge Fire Department $157,130
Joseph Bandy Firedighter/Paramedic Chicago Ridge Fire Department $144,993
Robert Eggert Ff/Par. Captain Chicago Ridge Fire Department $144,745
Robert Smart Ff/Par Captain Chicago Ridge Fire Department $133,973

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (9)

Top-spending departments in Chicago Ridge

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Police Department 36 $90,021 $3 million
Fire Department 14 $111,215 $2 million
Water Department 6 $73,794 $443k
Village Hall 8 $51,759 $414k
Sewer Department 2 $81,218 $162k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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