Earnings (including overtime, longevity pay and other bonuses) of City of Ocean Shores highest-paid employees in 2012:
Mike Styner, police/fire chief, $118,159.70.
Russ Fitts, assistant police chief, $115,757.20.
Curt Begley, firefighter/paramedic/acting fire marshal, $108,618.81.
Don Grossi, police officer, $108,226.72.
Michael Thurier, firefighter/paramedic, $104,845.09.
David Batchelor, finance department, $104,705.43.
David McManus, police officer, $99,776.06.
Matt Krick, firefighter/paramedic, $96,217.40.
Travis Bearden, firefighter/paramedic, $93,305.82.
Joe Hoffman, firefighter/paramedic, $92,283.86.
Diane Foss, city clerk (retired in early 2013), $91,366.24.
Steve Ensely, finance director, $91,235.93.
Brian Ritter, firefighter/paramedic, $90,675.72.
John Garner, firefighter/paramedic, $89,487.70.
Jeremy Tower, firefighter/paramedic, $85,470.48.
Jeffrey Elmore, police officer, $84,961.56.
Chris Iversen, police officer, $83,959.50.
Kyle Watson, police officer, $83,282.89.
Mayor Crystal Dingler was paid $11,500.
City councilors were paid $4,200.
Styner was the highest paid in 2009, taking home $108,748. Fitts was paid $99,669 in 2009. Two firefighter/paramedics earned more than $102,000, and a third more than $94,000 in 2009.
Ocean Shores paid more than $5.6 million to all of its full-time, part-time and paid-volunteer employees in 2009. The total in 2012 was just under $5.3 million.