Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4n. Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 1% 3% 2% 2%
No Change 23% 45% 26% 38% 40%
Somewhat Increased 76% 51% 71% 56% 56%
Greatly Increased 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Not Applicable 0% 2% 0% 2% 2%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 2% 1% 2% 1% 1% 2%
No Change 49% 41% 25% 21% 22% 40%
Somewhat Increased 44% 56% 71% 77% 76% 56%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 4% 1% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0%
*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
Has there been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in the pay rates for jurisdiction's employee wages and salaries? Greatly Decreased 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0%
Somewhat Decreased 0% 3% 1% 2% 1% 2% 2%
No Change 39% 41% 42% 46% 36% 33% 40%
Somewhat Increased 57% 55% 54% 46% 59% 64% 56%
Greatly Increased 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Not Applicable 3% 2% 1% 3% 1% 1% 2%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.