Salaries and Benefits


Salary and benefit information for frequently occurring jobs can be found here.  Also available is the Salary Schedule, which is a comprehensive document that lists the rates of pay for all City positions and is approved by City Council each year in June.


All City of Champaign regular full- and part-time employees receive health and basic life insurance benefits that are paid for by the City.  In addition, employees may elect to purchase family health insurance, additional life insurance, and dental/vision insurance.

City of Champaign bargaining unit employees receive sick, vacation, and other types of leave and benefits in accordance with their bargaining agreement.  Regular full- and part-time Non-Bargaining Unit exempt and non-exempt employees receive sick, vacation, and other types of leave and benefits as detailed in the Non-Bargaining Unit Handbook.

City of Champaign regular full- and part-time employees, except Police Officers and Fire Fighters, participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.  Police Officers and Fire Fighters each have their own pension systems.

The City of Champaign offers a deferred compensation 457 plan through the ICMA Retirement Corporation to assist employees with their retirement saving objectives.

For more information on benefits, see our Fringe Benefit Summaries for:

Each non-bargaining unit:

Each bargaining unit:

Employee Compensation Reports

Illinois law requires employers that participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) to publicly post employee compensation information.  Several reports are posted below providing comprehensive information regarding employee compensation.  Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Department at (217) 403-8770 or

Fiscal Year 2015-16 Employee Compensation Report

This report shows actual compensation for all City employees during the 2015-16 fiscal year (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016).  This report shows a look-back at total compensation for the prior fiscal year (the City’s fiscal year is July 1 through June 30).  Detailed descriptions of the data are provided at the end of the report.  Data for the report is compiled and posted in July, after the last pay period of each fiscal year.  The City provides this comprehensive data from the prior fiscal year to reflect actual total employee compensation.

2016-17 Salary and Staffing Report

This report shows the approved increases to employee compensation and the salary schedules approved with the budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.


Proposed New Employee Compensation Packages

Illinois law requires that total annual compensation packages that exceed $150,000 be posted at least 6 days before they are approved.  Therefore, as new compensation packages that exceed $150,000 are proposed, they will be included in this report and posted here.

There are currently no new employee compensation packages proposed that exceed $150,000.