This map was created with the City Compensation dataset as of April 2024. It includes more than 850 Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) compensation results. 

Feel free to zoom in/out. You can also use the legend to remove any category of compensation. 

City Compensation is the nation’s largest Local Government leadership compensation tool.

It is being used currently by cities in 10 states for the following purposes:

  1. Retain talent by ensuring department heads are being paid at market rates

  2. Recruit talent by ensuring job postings are at market rates

  3. Recruit talent by targeting communities with lower than expected wages using our Executive Bundle Report

  4. Renegotiating the terms of their employment agreements using our free City Manager Contract Analysis.