ST. LOUIS — Airport administration pays well.
Six of the city of St. Louis' 30 highest-paid employees are executives of the St. Louis Airport Authority, which operates St. Louis Lambert International Airport. They earned a combined $892,128 for 2019. The city has stated that if plans to privatize Lambert succeed, the city will require the new airport operator to offer jobs to all the airport's current government employees.
Among all city employees earning more than $25,000 a year, the average 2019 salary is $52,809 — a 5% increase over last year. The median salary also increased by 5%, to $49,270.
Check out the St. Louis Business Journal story for a gallery of the 30 highest-paid city of St. Louis employees, along with a searchable database.