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Dayton Area Employees' Salaries Added to Searchable Database, Website Surpasses 2.8 Million Searches in First Year

May 6, 2011-COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions today released Local Salary data from 2008-2010 for Montgomery County and the City of Dayton, and Higher Education Salary data from 2010 for Wright State University.
Data from Montgomery County shows that 48 employees made over $100,000 in 2010, most of which were with the Coroner's office, with the highest paid employee earning $178,986. The total salary cost where $180,829,411, including more than $4,067,513 for overtime in 2010.
The City of Dayton had 33 employees in 2010 with wages over $100,000, with the highest paid employee earning $149,975. The total payroll for Dayton was $125,546,498, including more than $11,003,840 in overtime pay.
Wright State University had a total payroll of $168,660,377 in 2010. The data shows 391 employees earned more than $100,000, with the highest paid individual making $475,393.
The Local Salary database and Higher Ed Salary database are included in five searchable salary databases available on the Buckeye Institute website along with, State Salary, Teacher Salary, and Federal Salary.
In its first year the Buckeye Institutes' website had more than 443,000 visitors from 129 countries including visitors from 530 Ohio cities who have conducted more than 2,892,900 data searches. Below are the top searches for the month of April 2011.

Teacher Salary
1. Hilliard City (4,935)
2. Akron City (3,677)
3. Cleveland Metropolitan (2,706)
4. Columbus City (2,354)
5. Riverside Local (2,261)

State Salary
1. Transportation (2,670)
2. Rehabilitation and Corrections (1,601)
3. Public Safety (1,310)
4. Jobs and Family Services (1,090)
5. Attorney General (901)

Federal Salary
1. United States Postal Service (1,240)
2. Department Of Veterans Affairs (746)
3. Nat Aeronautics And Space Administration (702)
4. Department Of Justice (290)
5. Department Of Transportation (248)

Higher Ed Salary
1. University Of Akron (8,155)
2. The Ohio State University (7,991)
3. Youngstown State University (4,593)
4. Kent State University (4,366)
5. Ohio University (3,435)

The searchable salary databases can be found at http://www.buckeyeinstitute.org