May 16, 2022

New: "Seattle Payroll Database: What Do City Workers Earn?"

The Puget Sound Business Journal has made a salary database available for the City of Seattle workers.

[You can access the] salary of any city worker and see how the salary changed from 2007 to 2010. You can enter a full or partial name. The database has more than 40,000 records, so it may take a moment to load.

To see a list of all employees, leave all fields blank and press search. The list that appears can be sorted by clicking on the column headings. Click on the “Annual Rate” heading to see who earns the most.

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