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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY HIGH SALARIES: Employees earned over $100,000 in 2009-2010 (PDF list)

Posted by FactReal on November 9, 2010

WSVN Fox 7 reported today that a list with salaries of Miami-Dade county employees has been released:

The names and salaries of more than 3,000 county employees were released following a public records request. These employees, who represent 10 percent of the workforce in Miami-Dade County, earned salaries of over $100,000 for the 2009-10 fiscal year.

Police and fire personnel make up about 1,400 of the employees in the long list. Many of these employees earned thousands of dollars in overtime pay. […]

About 75 county employees received salaries of over $200,000, more than half of which were from the county attorney’s office. […]

In addition, salaries for Miami-Dade’s mayor, county manager, county attorney and director of police are significantly higher as compared to Broward County. […]

In June, Miami-Dade County employees will receive a three percent salary raise, and the thousands of employees named in the report will soon be earning even more.

Here is the List: PDF or as Scribd document
(Note: This list has not been officially confirmed by the County)

Employee Total Take
Home Salary
Car Lease/
Page #
County Mayor Carlos Alvarez $315,462.39 $0.00 $80,258.87 $18,263.09 14
County Mgr. George Burgess $422,118.22 $0.00 $92,943.43 $12,454.60 14
County Atty. Robert Cuevas Jr. $358,856.13 $0.00 $55,075.36 $0.00 13
Aviation Dir. Jose Abreu $258,512.76 $0.00 $9,615.25 $6,500.00 1
Dir. MD Police James Loftus $200,297.82 $0.00 $8,942.20 $0.00 54
Dir. Animal Serv. Sara Pizano $144,542.55 $0.00 $9,615.25 $6,500.00 1

According to the WSVN video, Broward salaries are significantly lower:
– Broward County Mayor = $92,544
– County Administrator = $301,154
– County Attorney = $253,689
– Sheriff = $170,310

Even the left-leaning local media are also reporting this story:
– Miami Herald: http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/11/09/1916123/salaries-for-3000-miami-dade-county.html
– Miami New Times: http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2010/11/heres_a_list_of_all_3301_miami.php
– CBS4: Miami-Dade County Employees’ Salaries Criticized

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3 Responses to “MIAMI-DADE COUNTY HIGH SALARIES: Employees earned over $100,000 in 2009-2010 (PDF list)”

  1. […] and public employees continue receiving great salaries and benefit packages. Remember the list of 3,000 county employees making over $100,000 yearly and some over $200,000? While Miami residents have been negatively impacted by the severe economic recession, high […]

  2. […] Huge County Salaries Mayor Alvarez has called for “shared sacrifices” in these hard times. But he gave his own staff raises up to 54%! County high salaries: Employees earning over $100,000 and some over $200,000 […]

  3. […] RELATED – WISCONSIN: Average Teachers Receive $56,500 Salary Plus $43,505 in Benefits…Paid by Taxpayers – UNION FRAUD: Union Workers Campaigning On County Time for Miami Mayor Alvarez and Commissioner Seijas – KILLER UNION PENSIONS: Miami Police Officer to get Pension of $125,000 a Year for Life…Paid by Taxpayers – MIAMI-DADE COUNTY HIGH SALARIES: Employees earned over $100,000 in 2009-2010 (PDF list) […]

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