River Forest



Data year



$7 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 11k, River Forest is classified as Medium. It is larger than 42.74% of Municipal populations in Illinois.

The median salary in River Forest is higher than 94.61% of Municipal median salaries in Illinois.

River Forest spent more on payroll in 2017 than 56.85% of other employers in the Municipal category.

The highest spending department in River Forest is the Police Sworn, with an annual payroll expenditure of $2,957,887.

Employees View all (90)

Top earners in River Forest

Name Position Department Salary
Eric J Palm Village Administrator River Forest Administration $181,907
Gregory A Weiss Police Chief River Forest Police Sworn $149,480
Joan Rock Finance Director River Forest Administration $147,430
Kurt B Bohlmann Fire Chief River Forest Fire $141,142
Justin J Labriola Police Sergeant River Forest Police Sworn $141,087

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (7)

Top-spending departments in River Forest

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Police Sworn 31 $95,416 $3 million
Fire 25 $86,058 $2 million
Public Works 14 $66,107 $925k
Administration 9 $82,223 $740k
Building 5 $61,899 $309k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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