Data year



$21 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 54k, Wheaton is classified as Large. It is larger than 92.95% of Municipal populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Wheaton is higher than 58.92% of Municipal median salaries in Illinois.

Wheaton spent more on payroll in 2017 than 86.31% of other employers in the Municipal category.

The highest spending department in Wheaton is the Police Department, with an annual payroll expenditure of $7,334,235.

Employees View all (414)

Top earners in Wheaton

Name Position Department Salary
Michael G Dzugan City Manager Wheaton Administration $161,297
William W Cooley Lieutenant Wheaton Police Department $146,806
Thomas R Siemsen Firefighter Wheaton Fire Department $146,211
David R Felker Lieutenant Wheaton Fire Department $143,031
Donald T Dunfee Lieutenant Wheaton Fire Department $142,753

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (14)

Top-spending departments in Wheaton

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Police Department 128 $57,299 $7 million
Public Works 95 $46,843 $4 million
Fire Department 40 $101,014 $4 million
Library 80 $23,138 $2 million
Finance 14 $55,960 $783k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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