Payroll Project: Lebanon’s highest paid employees

The city of Lebanon paid 34 employees more than $100,000 each in 2022, according to the Payroll Project, an annual reporting project from the Dayton Daily News.

The police department had 13 six-figure salaries, which was more than any other department.

Below is the breakdown of all city departments and their total payroll for employees paid more than $50,000 in 2022.

The employer for government agencies is the voting and taxpaying public. As with any other employer, the public has not just a right but a responsibility to know how much its employees are paid in the interest of good stewardship.

Go here for a searchable database of state and local government pay across our region.

The highest paid Lebanon city employees last year were:

1. Daniel Burke, city auditor: $162,616

2. Mark Yurick, city attorney: $140,436

3. Scott Brunka, city manager: $131,177

4. Jeffrey Mitchell, chief of police/deputy city manager: $127,889

5. Dustin Kurilko, police sergeant: $127,018

6. Shawn Coffey, director electric operations: $126,339

7. Kevin Boltz, crew leader: $124,830

8. Ronald Whitaker, fire lieutenant: $122,667

9. Ryan Dipzinski, battalion chief: $120,573

10. Steven Johnson, fire chief: $118,517

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