Survey News

Survey News.BlogThe 2016 Public Employers Compensation Survey is now available on MSEC’s website. The 2016 edition of the survey contains two separate reports (Individual and Aggregate).

The Public Employers Compensation Survey: Individual Organization Report contains data displayed by individual organization for City and County governments, Parks & Recreation Districts, Public Library Districts, and Fire Department/Districts only. In addition, this report includes the general information data, such as pay practices for police and fire positions, as well as other position-specific data.

The Public Employers Compensation Survey: Aggregate Report contains data displayed by aggregate results for City and County governments, Public and Private Utility, Parks & Recreation Districts, Public Library Districts, Fire Department/District, Utilities, and Other organizations. This report does not contain general information data.

The chart below displays the participant analysis of organizations who reported data in the 2016 Public Employers Compensation Survey. The largest percentage of the sample is the Utility breakout at 31 percent, which is followed by Fire Departments/Districts at 21 percent of the sample.

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To request a copy of these surveys, please contact the MSEC Surveys Department at 800.884.1328 or 303.223.5490. Copies of these resources are available to authorized personnel of MSEC members.

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Pay & Pay Structure Increase Projections Online

2016 pay and pay structure increases are available, as well as 2017 projections. They can be accessed online on the surveys page through the MSEC website at MSEC.org. The chart below displays the most recently collected data in the 2016 Benchmark Compensation Surveys. The 2017 projections will also be updated in the 2016 Planning Packet Survey published in September.

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Plan for the Planning Packet!

Believe it or not, it’s almost time to start the 2017 budget planning process! Part of this process includes determining pay increases for employees in the upcoming year. What are other employers budgeting for 2017 pay increases? Participate in the 2016 MSEC Planning Packet questionnaire to report your organization’s projected 2017 pay increases. Your organization should have received an email to participate in the survey in July. If not, go to survey questionnaires at msec.org and select the Planning Packet questionnaire to download. Results of the survey will be available in September.