Police atop city’s 2010 earners list
Quinn bill bonuses, paid details boost pay
From street-level patrolmen to the highest levels of the Somerville Police Department, officers topped the ranks of the highest paid public employees in the city, recent payroll records show. Police Lieutenant Carmine Vivolo was the city’s top earner, taking home $179,590, according to records for calendar year 2010, the latest available. Of the 111 employees who made more than $100,000 that year, 78 were police officers.