NRPA Parks and Recreation Salary Survey (2019)

When we think of employee compensation, base salaries are usually top of mind. However, compensation is not just salary: it includes a variety of benefits that can greatly increase the financial value of a paycheck. Valuable employee benefits—including generous vacation and sick-leave policies, health and dental insurance and retirement plans—put additional dollars in workers’ pockets and improve their standard of living. Download the Free Full Version of this Report
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By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director Kim Ecenbarger