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Public PayCHECK: Check out local government salaries

Recent salary survey shows that City of Springfield wages often were less than the wages offered for comparable jobs in other cities.

But a News-Leader analysis of public employee salaries shows that city government workers have no more — and no less — cause for complaint than other area workers.

Overall, city wages appear to mirror those of others in the community. As of February, the average hourly wage of a City of Springfield employee was $17.75, according to payroll records obtained by the News-Leader.

Read the full story from the Springfield News-Leader here.

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