Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

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Q20d: In the current fiscal year, did your jurisdiction utilize reduced pay rates and/or benefits packages for new hires, compared to current employee compensation rates?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In the current fiscal year, did your jurisdiction utilize reduced pay rates and/or benefits packages for new hires, compared to current employee compensation rates? Yes 57% 7% 59% 21% 19%
No 43% 56% 36% 64% 53%
Not Applicable 0% 37% 3% 13% 27%
Don't Know 0% 1% 2% 2% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
In the current fiscal year, did your jurisdiction utilize reduced pay rates and/or benefits packages for new hires, compared to current employee compensation rates? Yes 7% 13% 31% 51% 68% 19%
No 51% 60% 59% 45% 32% 53%
Not Applicable 41% 26% 10% 3% 0% 27%
Don't Know 1% 1% 0% 2% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
In the current fiscal year, did your jurisdiction utilize reduced pay rates and/or benefits packages for new hires, compared to current employee compensation rates? Yes 16% 12% 17% 12% 13% 42% 19%
No 56% 47% 53% 53% 65% 46% 53%
Not Applicable 27% 38% 29% 34% 20% 12% 27%
Don't Know 1% 3% 0% 2% 1% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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