You got to love this one.
It took much of a decade since the Daily News posted city salaries and the scandal in the City of Bell to shake up LA City Hall and get the Controller’s Office to put up a list in pdf format of all the salaries of city employees except the DWP.
But it took less than a day for KPCC’s online editor Jason Kandel and programmer Jeff Long to turn that list into a searchable database that is organized in a far more useful way.
In just a few seconds, you can find out that 81 city employees are paid over $200,000 and 243 over $150,000.
It’s nice work if you can get it and you clearly don’t have to work that hard, obviously.
Play around with KPCC’s database by salary, position and department and report back what you find interesting.
And even better, if you want a searchable database of city salaries and employee names based on a public records request made in May 2010, your can go to this facebook page which also has San Francisco, San Diego, Escondido and San Marcos city salaries