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With a population of 27k, Wilmette is classified as Medium. It is larger than 77.18% of Municipal populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Wilmette is higher than 89.21% of Municipal median salaries in Illinois.

Wilmette spent more on payroll in 2017 than 85.48% of other employers in the Municipal category.

The highest spending department in Wilmette is the Police, with an annual payroll expenditure of $6,486,912.

Employees View all (279)

Top earners in Wilmette

Name Position Department Salary
Timothy Frenzer Village Manager Wilmette Administration $221,722
Brigitte Berger-Raish Director Of Public Works Wilmette Public Works $178,300
Melinda R Gall Finance Director/Treasurer Wilmette Finance $170,379
Michael N Braiman Assistant Village Manager Wilmette Administration $166,412
John K Adler Dir Of Community Development Wilmette Community Development $155,207

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (12)

Top-spending departments in Wilmette

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Police 92 $70,510 $6 million
Fire 51 $98,893 $5 million
Public Works 44 $55,138 $2 million
Water 20 $77,368 $2 million
Sewer 13 $75,846 $986k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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