Brigantine Municipal Salary Chart 2020

We present this public information provided by the City at the end of 2019 to help taxpayers evaluate their municipal government’s allocation and expenditure of taxes and other revenue.

1. According to the US Census American Community Survey, Brigantine’s latest estimated population as of 7/1/18 (7/1/19 not yet available) is 8,765. This number continues the decline from the 2000 census to that of 2010. (The upcoming 2020 census will give us a definitive number.) Brigantine has a continuing downward population trend. This fact must be realized and addressed when considering the scope, feasibility, and cost of municipal services and economic health of local businesses.

2. The number of listed positions is 180 (2 people each hold 2 positions), 4 more than in 2018. There are 34 firefighters/EMTs. The police chief as listed retired recently. A new officer is to be hired to keep the number of police officers at 34 also.

3. Employees, not counting the retired police chief, with at least a $100,000 salary number 45, 3 less than in 2018.

4. There are 154 seasonal employees, including 101 on the beach patrol and 35 for the beach fee office.

5. The amount of the total listed payroll is $11.1 million. This number includes the base salary, longevity payments and all stipends. Not included are overtime, $470,000, health benefits, almost $3 million, and State and Federal statutory retirement /pension payments of $3.3 million.

6. Longevity (simply for being in the job) payments continue in the municipal union contracts for those hired before 1/1/15. It’s an unwarranted, unnecessary taxpayer expense, $254,000. in 2019, millions over the years.

Brig Employeee Salary Feb 2020

4 thoughts on “Brigantine Municipal Salary Chart 2020”

  1. Are you kidding me ??? For a town of 8600 people !!! This is absolutely absurd !!! Plus there is half a million in overtime !!! How corrupt are these people ??? Half the town is on the darn payroll…this is an absolute disgrace (has no one a conscious) this is a perfect example of a city being mismanaged for years and these people being allowed to get away with it…so much waste … FOR A TOWN OF 8600 PEOPLE – this doesn’t even show the BLOATED school system… this is an example of what’s wrong with our greedy and corrupt government and society…it’s not what is best…it’s what can we get out of this and what can we get away with…and it’s allowed to continue…

  2. according to FBI statistics last provided in 2016 the median officers per 10K people is 16.1
    the total police personnel is 20.2
    Brigantine has 34 full time plus 7 part time plus 2 admins for a total of 43 people / personnel to support a population of 8,650 people
    these numbers for Brigantine are more than double the national averages
    how can anyone justify these extremes – which add to our extremely high tax rates
    the same can be said for our school system which is totally failing – there grade averages are all below state averages – just AVERAGES – except in 2 categories. the school system is EXTREMELY BLOATED WITH VERY POOR RESULTS – there must be change. the old ways have totally failed us.

  3. According to the NFPA – National Fire Protection Association – the US average for firefighters per 100,000 people is 167 total personnel. We are 8.6 percent of 100,000 population therefore we should – by the national average standard – have a total of 14 people. How can it possibly be justified having 35 full time people ??? Things must change – our tax dollars are being managed so poorly. An absolute disgrace.

  4. please provide all of the teacher salaries – all personnel who are part of our education system in Brigantine.

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