Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 Data Tables

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Q21a. Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction’s fringe benefits package(s) — or lack thereof — for new hires to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, or seasonal employees)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction’s fringe benefits package(s) — or lack thereof — for new hires to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, or seasonal employees) Too Generous 8% 4% 8% 5% 5%
About Right 85% 64% 78% 65% 68%
Not Generous Enough 7% 12% 11% 20% 13%
Don't Know 0% 20% 3% 10% 14%
*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
Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction’s fringe benefits package(s) — or lack thereof — for new hires to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, or seasonal employees) Too Generous 1% 4% 12% 11% 5% 5%
About Right 59% 70% 72% 77% 81% 68%
Not Generous Enough 18% 10% 12% 10% 13% 13%
Don't Know 22% 16% 3% 2% 0% 14%
*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
Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction’s fringe benefits package(s) — or lack thereof — for new hires to be too generous, about right, or not generous enough? (Among jurisdictions that have full-time, part-time, or seasonal employees) Too Generous 5% 6% 2% 3% 3% 10% 5%
About Right 63% 67% 65% 63% 78% 71% 68%
Not Generous Enough 12% 14% 16% 12% 10% 14% 13%
Don't Know 20% 13% 18% 22% 9% 6% 14%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.