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Amherst employee earnings


AMHERST — Police Chief Joseph Kucirek remained the top-paid city employee in 2012, according to a list of wages provided by Amherst’s deputy auditor.

Kucirek made $99,353.77, approximately $5,800 more than last year. The Police Department topped the list of wage-earners in 2012, with five employees in the top 10 list.

The salaries include longevity and overtime, according to deputy auditor Rich Pless.

Top earners

Amherst’s top 10 paid employees for 2012:

  1. Joseph Kucirek, police chief: $99,353.77
  2. Joseph Szabo, electric supervisor: $91,032.08
  3. Dennis Seger, police captain: $85,760.70
  4. Ronald Merthe, superintendent of utilities: $81,754.32
  5. Alan Brailer, water pollution control center superintendent: $80,816.07
  6. Jeffrey Barnes, street supervisor: $80,137.15
  7. Danny Jasinski, police lieutenant: $79,282.88
  8. Mark Cawthon, police sergeant: $78,541.98
  9. Jacob Perez, police patrolman: $77,870.64
  10. Barry Dillon, water foreman: $77,665.04

Complete list of employee earnings

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