2013 Clark County Salary Tracker - 8 News NOW

2012 - 2013 Clark County Salary Tracker

As a community service, 8 News Now uses its website on an annual basis to publish salaries of full- and part-time employees at taxpayer-supported agencies in Clark County. For the first time since the initial list was published online in 2009, the station has crunched the numbers to determine in greater detail the amount of money the agencies spend on salaries and benefits, the number of workers getting paid and the public sector occupations that make the most money.

I-Team: Health District Has Jump in High-Salary Jobs Video included

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Like all public agencies, the health district has been coping with budget challenges during the economic downturn, but the numbers show it hasn't always been frugal when it comes to salaries. More>>

I-Team: SNWA Takes Lead When it Comes to High Salaries

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Officials at two local water agencies say they've been doing all they can to keep spending under control but, salary figures obtained by the I-Team tell a different story. More>>

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  • Salary Tracker: Separation Pay Costs North Las Vegas Millions

    Salary Tracker: Separation Pay Costs North Las Vegas Millions

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:54 PM EDT2013-09-17 22:54:47 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Millions of public dollars are paid out when cities pay employees who leave their job. It's called separation pay. The higher earners on the 8NewsNOW.com Salary Tracker are often the publicMore>>
    Millions of public dollars are paid out when cities pay employees who leave their job. It's called separation pay.More>>
  • Salary Tracker Examines Firefighter Overtime Costs

    Salary Tracker Examines Firefighter Overtime Costs

    Monday, September 16 2013 7:58 PM EDT2013-09-16 23:58:20 GMT
    LAS VEGAS -- Firefighter overtime has long been controversial in southern Nevada. The I-Team uncovered a Clark County Fire Department sick time cheating scandal in 2010. In this Salary Tracker series,More>>
    Firefighter overtime has long been controversial in southern Nevada. The I-Team uncovered a Clark County Fire Department sick time cheating scandal in 2010. In this Salary Tracker series, the I-Team once again examines firefighter overtime.More>>
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    How Public Agencies Stacked Up in the Pay Department

    How Public Agencies Stacked Up in the Pay Department

    Monday, September 16 2013 4:17 PM EDT2013-09-16 20:17:40 GMT
    Some taxpayer-supported Southern Nevada agencies paid their employees more in 2012 than in 2009 despite the sluggish economy while other entities hurt by the recession slashed wages and other workforceMore>>
    Some taxpayer-supported Southern Nevada agencies paid their employees more in 2012 than in 2009 despite the sluggish economy while other entities hurt by the recession slashed wages and other workforce payments, an 8 News NOW examination shows.More>>
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    Top Paying Public Sector Occupations

    Top Paying Public Sector Occupations

    Monday, September 16 2013 4:10 PM EDT2013-09-16 20:10:41 GMT
    Metro Police lieutenants, Clark County and Las Vegas fire captains and UNLV professors earned the highest average pay last year among common public sector jobs in Southern Nevada, according to an 8 NewsMore>>
    Metro Police lieutenants, Clark County and Las Vegas fire captains and UNLV professors earned the highest average pay last year among common public sector jobs in Southern Nevada, according to an 8 News NOW analysis of salary data supplied by taxpayer-supported agencies.More>>
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    Most Generous Providers of Employee Benefits

    Most Generous Providers of Employee Benefits

    Monday, September 16 2013 4:05 PM EDT2013-09-16 20:05:22 GMT
    Metro Police and the city of Las Vegas were more generous than other local taxpayer-supported agencies when it came to providing employee benefits in 2012. An 8 News NOW analysis of data provided by theMore>>
    Metro Police and the city of Las Vegas were more generous than other local taxpayer-supported agencies when it came to providing employee benefits in 2012.More>>
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    How Gillespie's Pay Stacks Up

    How Gillespie's Pay Stacks Up

    Monday, September 16 2013 4:03 PM EDT2013-09-16 20:03:35 GMT
    Doug Gillespie, Pat Mulroy, Elizabeth Fretwell, Rossi Ralenkotter and Kristina Quigley all head local tax-supported agencies in Southern Nevada but Gillespie, the only elected official in the bunch, possessesMore>>
    Doug Gillespie, Pat Mulroy, Elizabeth Fretwell, Rossi Ralenkotter and Kristina Quigley all head local tax-supported agencies in Southern Nevada but Gillespie, the only elected official in the bunch, possesses something the others don't have.More>>
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    Southern Nevada's Shrinking Public Workforce

    Southern Nevada's Shrinking Public Workforce

    Monday, September 16 2013 4:01 PM EDT2013-09-16 20:01:39 GMT
    Most taxpayer-supported agencies in Southern Nevada have had to reduce their workforce due to the financial strains of the last recession, but none have been hit harder than North Las Vegas. The city,More>>
    Most taxpayer-supported agencies in Southern Nevada have had to reduce their workforce due to the financial strains of the last recession, but none have been hit harder than North Las Vegas.More>>
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    Public Employees Who Make at Least $100,000 in Base Pay

    Public Employees Who Make at Least $100,000 in Base Pay

    Monday, September 16 2013 3:59 PM EDT2013-09-16 19:59:54 GMT
    Local government budget cuts that were caused by the last recession mean that many taxpayer-supported agencies have fewer public employees making at least $100,000 in base pay annually, but one agencyMore>>
    Local government budget cuts that were caused by the last recession mean that many taxpayer-supported agencies have fewer public employees making at least $100,000 in base pay annually, but one agency represents a glaring exception.More>>
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