Municipal Salary Information

Municipal Employee Wage & Salary Data

  • Carlson Dettman Consulting, LLC “2016 Wisconsin Public Sector Annual Wage Planning Survey”.  
  • December 17, 2014 - John Ferak, Gannett Wisconsin Media Investigative Team Editor, discusses city salaries with reporter Eric Litke - the video can be found online.
  • The 2014 Gannett Newspapers Municipal Salary searchable database can be found online. The search engine includes 2013 data; all cities, towns and villages with a population of 10,000 or more and some entities below 10,000.  
  • 2013 Gannett Newspapers Municipal Salary Survey article and searchable database can be found online. Their database includes employee compensation data from 2011 and 2012 for all 91 cities, towns and villages in Wisconsin with a population of 10,000 or more. Included are all employees paid $25,000 or more in either year.
  • 2012 Municipal Employee Wage Data Chart (PDF) Prepared by UW Extension Professor Steven Deller.
  • Municipal clerk and treasurer salary information posted on the Wisconsin Municipal Clerks Association website.
The League does not conduct an annual employee salary survey of our members.