For the first time in many years, the city’s highest-earning employees saw their take home pay dip a little last year.
Among the Top 50 municipal wage earners, the average yearly tally fell a little more than 1 percent in 2009, perhaps a reflection of the belt tightening at both City Hall and the Board of Education as officials scrambled last year to hold the line on spending during a tough economy.
The top earner, school Superintendent Philip Streifer hauled in more than $5,000 less than he did a year earlier – but he still collected $186,508. It marks his second year at the top of the list. Read the story here.
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