Search: All 2012 City Overtime Earners
Search the database to find out how much overtime City of Chicago workers received in 2012. We've also listed for you the year's top 10 overtime earners, according to the city's data. What department do you think they're in?
The amount of overtime that Chicago workers are earning is now available in a searchable database released by the city.
The data shows that in 2012, 2,976 employees earned more than $10,000 each in overtime. The top overtime earners are from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications. Lisa Jamison, a police communications operator, was No. 1 on that list, raking in more than $91,000 in overtime wages, according to the data.
Scheduling employees for overtime is sometimes used as a cost-saving measure in that the city avoids having to hire more full-time staff members, officials have said.
The top overtime earners for 2012 are listed below.
|Lisa Jamison||OEMC||Police Comm. Operator||$91,115.78|
|Sherman Brown, Jr.||OEMC||Police Comm. Operator||$84,851.90|
|Archie Tiner||OEMC||Police Comm. Operator||$75,970.28|
|George Estrada||Water Mgmt.||Operating Engineer||$63,968.38|
To search the table, click on the magnifying glass in the left corner and type the name or department your are looking for. You can also view a larger version directly on the city's data portal site.