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Penn State’s planning a 2.5% salary increase for employees

“We need a cost of living adjustment that keeps up with inflation. Otherwise that 2.5% pay raise is actually a large pay cut."
By Anne Danahy/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Nearly 10K state government workers are paid at least $100K

The total payroll cost for the $100,000 club is now more than $1.2 billion per year, based on 2019 records.

By The Associated Press

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Updated: 2019-11-25 17:58:35

Pennsylvania lawmakers, judges pulling down raises in 2020

Increases for 2020 will be 1.9%.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Lawmakers may let officials in small municipalities have higher salaries

If the bills pass, it will be the first time the legislature has raised municipal salary caps since 1995.
By Katie Meyer/WITF

Gov. Tom Wolf gave raises of $25,000 to $33,000 to some top staffers

J.J. Abbott, Wolf’s press secretary, said some of the increases were made to bring salaries “in-line with each other to ensure all were being paid equally and fairly for their work.”

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

Equity advocates criticize Wolf’s plan to boost teacher salaries in Pa.

“I do not believe that a $22,000 starting salary is fair for someone who’s in charge of educating your children.”
By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads