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For information on compensation packages and benefits received by City of Highland Park employees, please contact the Human Resources Division of the City Manager's Office at 847.926.1007.

Employee Compensation 
In accordance with Public Act 097-0609, the following report includes total compensation packages of City employees.
2024 Compliance Report

Employee Compensation Plan and Policy
The following documents reflect the Compensation Policy as adopted as a part of the Budget and subsequently updated as appropriate and approved by the City Council.
2024 Compensation Plan
2024 Compensation Policy

City Manager's Compensation and Employment Agreement

In accordance with Section 5.B of the City Manager Employment Agreement dated December 9, 2019, the City Council conducted an annual review of City Manager Neukirch’s performance on November 13, 2023 and determined that an adjustment to her base salary is appropriate an d that, effective October 11, 2023 the base salary shall be increased to $285,927.91 and $3500 in deferred compensation paid, which amounts shall be reflected in the monthly warrant list approved by the City Council. In addition, a bonus of $30,000 will be paid on the pay date of December 1, 2023.

City Manager Employment Agreement - October 12, 2019 through October 11, 2024
First Amendment to City Manager Employment Agreement
Second Amendment to City Manager Employment Agreement

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) Transparency
Public Act 101-0504 requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website.  Please visit their website for more information:

For compensation information from 2015 to the present, please click here.