City Employee salary in the United States

Average salary
Based on 2,322 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do City Employees make?
The average total salary for a City Employee is $38,000 per year. This is based on data from 2,322 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as City Employee and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. City Employee salary can vary between $18,500 to $83,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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City Employee salary by location

City Employee salary by company

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Salary range**
The City Of New York, Queens County, NY
19 income tax records
$20K – $97K
City Of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA
14 income tax records
$25K – $90K
City Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA
13 income tax records
$34K – $72K
City Of San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
15 income tax records
$23K – $69K

City Employee demographics in United States

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61% are single
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39% are married
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38% have kids
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37% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for City Employees in United States

2,322 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a city employee in the United States is $38,000 per year. City employee salaries in the United States can vary between $18,500 to $83,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,322 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as city employee.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for city employees in the United States: The City of New York ($62,000 a year), City of Los Angeles ($52,500 a year), and City of Philadelphia ($46,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for city employees in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($75,500 a year), Portland Metro Area, OR ($70,000 a year), and San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($65,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.