11 Insanely Overpaid Public Employees

11 Insanely Overpaid Public Employees


11) City Police Chief

Earnings: $238,394 a year

Where: Bayonne, Hudson County, New Jersey

In New Jersey, police chiefs with the highest salaries aren’t always the ones overseeing the largest police forces or dealing with the highest crime rates. The police chief with the highest pay is Drew Niekrasz, who oversees 155 officers in Bayonne. He makes $33,214 more than New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, who oversees more than 34,000 officers across the river. Even Governor Chris Christie makes $63,394 less than Niekrasz.