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2020 Public Employers Compensation Survey

The 2020 Public Employers Compensation Survey is now available on Employers Council’s website. The 2020 edition of the survey contains two separate reports (Individual and Aggregate). Each report contains data for 454 public employer-specific jobs, as well as an extract of jobs matched by public employers in the 2020 Benchmark Compensation and Information Technology Compensation Surveys.

The Public Employers Compensation Survey: Individual Organization Report contains data displayed by individual organization for City and County governments, Parks & Recreation Districts, Library Districts, and Fire Districts only. In addition, this report includes 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, and Other organizations. General information can be found in the Public Employers Compensation Survey: Individual Organization Report.

The chart below displays the participant analysis of organizations that reported data in the 2020 Public Employers Compensation Survey. The largest demographic in the survey is the Cities breakout at 43 percent of the sample.

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

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Pay & Pay Structure Increase Projections Online

2019 and 2020 pay and pay structure increases are available, as well as 2021 projections. These increases and projections are included in the 2020 Benchmark Compensation Surveys on the Surveys Results page of Employers Council’s website at EmployersCouncil.org. The chart below displays these data. The 2021 projections will also be updated in the 2020 Planning Packet Survey that will publish in mid-September.

Plan for the Planning Packet!

Believe it or not, it’s almost time to start the 2020 budget planning process! Part of this process includes determining pay increases for employees in the upcoming year. What are other employers budgeting for 2021 pay increases? Participate in the 2020 Planning Packet Survey to report your organization’s projected 2021 pay and pay structure increases.

The questionnaire completion time is only 15 minutes. Your organization should have received an email asking you to participate in the survey in July. If not, contact Employers Council’s Surveys Department at surveys@employerscouncil.org to request your unique link to complete the online questionnaire. The results of the survey will be available in mid-September.