Governing Public Employee Salaries Survey

How do you feel about posting public employee salaries online?
June 25, 2012
 

Governing conducted a survey of more than 200 state and local officials earlier this year to measure attitudes regarding publicizing salary information.

The results showed many officials were not comfortable with some of the newer transparency initiatives aimed at opening the information to the public. (Read the story)

Survey Results

View the complete survey results and methodology. Below are results for a few select survey questions:

My compensation should be considered part of the public record.

As a public sector employee, is your salary information currently posted online?

As a public sector employee, is your salary information currently posted online?

Which best describes your opinion of media organizations and other related groups posting public salary information online?

I would react negatively to my name and salary information being posted for the public to view online.

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