Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q29d. 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 56% 7% 58% 28% 20%
No 42% 48% 38% 50% 47%
Not Applicable 0% 43% 3% 19% 32%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 3% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size 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 9% 16% 33% 46% 62% 20%
No 43% 49% 58% 52% 36% 47%
Not Applicable 46% 34% 10% 1% 1% 32%
Don't Know 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan 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 23% 14% 16% 12% 16% 39% 20%
No 44% 48% 48% 45% 51% 44% 47%
Not Applicable 32% 36% 35% 40% 32% 16% 32%
Don't Know 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.