The following list shows total compensation for the 50 highest-paid employees on Westport's public payroll in 2011. Police and fire personnel's outside pay is in parentheses.

1. Elliott Landon, superintendent of schools, $285,077

2. Nancy Harris, assistant superintendent for business, $204,331

3. Cynthia Gilchrest, director of pupil services and elementary school education, $164,823

4. Howard Simpson, police field training officer, $163,633

5. Anthony Falbo, police officer, $158,708 ($65,498)

6. Melissa Paolini, principal, Bedford Middle School, $156,864

7. John Dodig, principal, Staples High School, $155,599

8. Susie Da Silva, principal, Kings Highway Elementary School, $153,678

9. Lis Comm, director of secondary education, research and professional development, K-12, $153,549

10. Natalie Carrignan, director of instructional technology, $152,678

11. Michael Jones, principal, Long Lots Elementary School, $152,678

12. John Bayers, principal, Greens Farms Elementary School, $150,939

13. Anthony Prezioso, police officer, $146,904 ($9,751)

14. Janna Bell, principal, Coleytown Elementary School, $144,246

15. Kris Szabo, principal, Coleytown Middle School, $143,741

16. James Farnen, assistant principal, Staples High School, $143,068

17. Michael Gudzik, police officer, $143,052 ($36,939)

18. Denise Emmerthal, assistant principal, Bedford Middle School, $143,018

19. Anthony Formato, assistant principal, Bedford Middle School, $143,018

20. Richard Franzis, assistant principal, Staples High School, $143,018

21. Patrick Micinilio, assistant principal, Staples High School, $143,018

22. Karyn Morgan, assistant principal, Staples High School, $143,018

23. Michael Rizzo, assistant director of pupil services, $143,018

24. Megan Tiley, assistant principal, Bedford Middle School, $143,018

25. Lauren Pitocco, vice principal, Coleytown Middle School, $141,729

26. John Kondub, town finance Director, $139,128

27. David Gusitsch, vice principal, Coleytown Middle School, $137,609

28. Marc Heinmiller, police field training officer, $134,332 ($7,745)

29. Martin Lisevick, athletic director, Staples High School, $134,254

30. Barbara Beaman, assistant principal, Saugatuck Elementary School, $134,208

31. Beth Heroux, assistant principal, Greens Farms Elementary School, $134,208

32. Anne Nesbitt, assistant principal, Kings Highway Elementary School, $134,208

33. John Pitoniak, police lieutenant, $134,107 ($16,256)

34. Lynda Codeghini, pre-school coordinator, $134,027

35. James D'Amico, chairman, Social Studies Department, $133,350

36. Frank Corbo, mathematics coordinator, $133,304

37. Lorraine DiNapoli, coordinator of special education, Staples High School, $133,304

38. Elaine Schwartz, director of guidance, Staples High School, $133,304

39. David Winer, music supervisor, K-12, $133,304

40. George Taylor, police detective, $133,277 ($493)

41. Alfred Scheetz, chairman, Science Department, Staples High School, $133,029

42. Kevin Smith, police field training officer, $132,159 ($2,817)

43. Edward Zygmant, fire marshal, $131,481

44. Dale Call, police chief, $131,481

45. Barbara Pitcher, director of Adult and Continuing Education, $131,157

46. Andrew Kingsbury, fire chief, $130,742

47. Linda Oshetski-Johnson, assistant principal, Kings Highway Elementary School, $130,587

48. Brett Kirby, fire lieutenant, $130,565, ($291)

49. John Cabral, police officer, $130,306 ($34,312)

50. Matthew Cohen, fire lieutenant, $130,256 ($228)