Miami employee salaries
Miami employee salaries are public records under the Florida Sunshine Law.
Gov. Rick Scott's office launched a website on March 17, 2011 that provides access to frequently requested public records and information, including a state employee salary database and a list of state pension benefits that exceed $100,000.
The website, FloridaHasARightToKnow.com, also includes contract records, information on rule-making status and procedures and links to other open government resources.
According to The Miami TImes, 737 city employees earned $100,000 or more in 2011, despite a $40 million budget gap. Only 21 earned $200,000 or more, which was down from 97 in 2008.
According to The Biscayne Times, 97 city employees earned more than $200,000 in total compensation at a cost of $22.76 million in 2008. Eighty-one of those employees were from the Department of Fire-Rescue. 
|Name||Title||Annual salary"||Years employed|
|PRISCILLA ANGELENA THOMPSON||CITY CLERK||$193,385.00||27|
|MARIA J CHIARO||ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY||$183,073.00||9|
|JULIE O BRU||DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY||$180,163.00||17|
|ROGER T HERNSTADT||CHIEF OF STAFF - CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE||$179,500.00||0|
|WARREN R BITTNER||ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY||$177,416.00||17|
The following benefits are offered to employees:
- Flexible spending account
As of November 2011, Miami's pension plan was funded at 0%.
Miami Mayor Regalado announced that employees with take-home vehicles would be charged $0.40 per mile for an estimated savings of over $1 million.
- "Gov. Scott posts state employees' salaries," Daytona Beach News-Journal, March 18, 2011
- Florida Has a Right to Know
- Miami Times "Miami Is Broke, but 737 City Employees Made Six Figures Last Year; Here's a Full List"
- Biscayne Times "Gravy Train"
- City of Miami Employee Salaries, Miami Herald, 2007
- Miami Employee Benefits
- "Public Employees Feel Safe with City Pension," The Famuan, November 17, 2011
- Downtown Miami News "Mayor Regalado Responds to Take-Home Cars, 120MPH Police Incident"