City Employee Earnings
Below, you will find information comparing salaries at the Department of Water and Power (DWP), the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles Fire Department, the Los Angeles Harbor and Los Angeles World Airports, and all other City Departments (Council Controlled Civilian Employees). At the bottom of the page, you can download the raw 2013 salary data for the DWP and the raw salary data for all other City employees from 2010 - 2013.
This website, and the information it contains, is part of an ongoing transparency initiative from the Office of Controller Ron Galperin to help Angelenos better understand how the City allocates public funds.
For more information and a side-by-side search of City and DWP salaries, click here
Approved Salaries vs. Actual Earnings
Base Pay - Pay before overtime, bonuses, allowances, benefit payments, awards and reimbursements.
Actual Earnings - Comprised of base pay plus any increases for overtime, bonuses, allowances, benefit payments, awards and reimbursements. and minus any reductions for voluntary waivers, furloughs etc.
These figures represent actual earnings for full - time City employees and reflect reduced pay due to voluntary waivers, furloughs, etc., and increased pay due to overtime work, bonuses, uniform and tool allowances, car allowances, cash-in-lieu or health and dental benefits, cash awards, educational reimbursements, transit reimbursement, excess sick leave pay, and all other pay. For more information, see pay codes below.
Download Raw Data
Click here to download 2013 DWP salary data and City employee salary data from 2010-2013.
Download Pay Codes
Click here to download a listing of all categories of overtime, bonuses, wage garnishments, etc for DWP.
Click here to download a listing of additional pay adjustment codes for DWP.
Click here to download a listing of all categories of overtime, bonuses, wage garnishments, etc for the City.