Need information about salaries and fringe benefits for Florida’s cities? You have come the right place. The Florida League of Cities partners with Human Resource Management Partners, Inc. (HRMP), a private national survey firm to share their salary and benefit data with any FLC member city that participates online. Participation is open year round, but data for your city must be accurate and entered into the system to obtain survey reports.
Step One: obtain a password if you do not have one. To begin, go to www.surveys.us. See the Member Login upper right of homepage, enter your email and click once on “FORGOT YOUR PASSWORD?” The system will prompt you to identify who at the city has the password, and if they are no longer there, you can ask for one, OR if you an authorized contact, the system will email you the password. If you cannot obtain a password for any reason, please contact the webmaster.
Step Two: if you have a password, or once you get it, click on participate in the survey on this page http://www.surveys.us/Home/Alerts.asp (under Florida Statewide Government Personnel Survey (FLC/FPHRA) 2012). Enter your data for your jurisdiction. You can form groups with cities of similar size, location or services, and input as much information for your city as you like at one sitting. You can apply percentage increases instead of entering each number in individually. You will see what fiscal year the survey is collecting for on this “surveys” page also.
Step Three: Retrieve data by ordering reports at http://www.surveys.us/Groups/ViewGroup.asp?GID=1. Click on Get Results under Salary Survey or Benefits Survey.
Don't miss out on an opportunity to take advantage of a service that can save time and money in finding out what other city commissioners and employees are paid, and what their benefits are. This is an important tool that is used by people all over the state, including employee unions and the press. Please make sure that the data you enter is correct. Access to the survey is also available on the Florida League of Cities website, under the Center for Municipal Research, Data and Statistics and then Salary and Benefits Survey.