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.