Business Insider: A new website compiles salaries for jobs at 700 top tech firms, from Amazon to Google — see what your job is worth

Business Insider: A new website compiles salaries for jobs at 700 top tech firms, from Amazon to Google — see what your job is worth. “The site aggregates salary ranges for jobs at 700 top tech firms and startups. Its software visits the careers sites of these employers everyday to update numbers daily as new job posts are added. The database is possible thanks to pay transparency laws that recently took effect in places like New York City, California, and Washington state, which are home to major tech hubs.”

Route Fifty: Travel Nurses Saw a Pay Increase During the Pandemic. They Could Lose Those Benefits

Route Fifty: Travel Nurses Saw a Pay Increase During the Pandemic. They Could Lose Those Benefits. “In the last few months, several groups, including the American Hospital Association (AHA), the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living and 200 members of Congress, have called for an investigation into claims that agencies that place travel nurses around the country have been ‘price gouging’ hospitals in need of staff.”

Washington Post: Google lowered its salaries in North Carolina. Now workers are protesting.

Washington Post: Google lowered its salaries in North Carolina. Now workers are protesting.. “Employees raised concerns that Google cut wages in the ‘Triangle’ area of Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh in 2020 for new employees and those who moved there to lower levels than comparable metro areas, according to a letter posted this week on an internal forum obtained by The Washington Post and confirmed by employees there. That is a problem, they say, because the company is using the area as a place to help recruit more Black engineers.”

Sacramento Bee: Yee releases new database on California’s local government salaries

Sacramento Bee: Yee releases new database on California’s local government salaries. “State Controller Betty Yee has released a new searchable database of local government salaries, covering 602,377 positions with more than $36 billion in wages. The compilation, based on 2014 data reported by 54 of the state’s 58 counties (San Francisco filed as a city) and 468 cities, revealed that average wages in cities fell by more than 3 percent from 2013 levels to $59,614 while those in counties increased by almost 3 percent to $60,993.”

WXYZ: New database shows salaries of superintendents of districts across Michigan

WXYZ: New database shows salaries of superintendents of districts across Michigan . “You can now see how much school districts across Michigan spend on superintendent compensation via an updated database from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. The database reports how much districts spent on superintendent compensation, including salary, insurance, pension and other benefits.”

The Daily Jeff: Ohio State employee salaries available in searchable online database

The Daily Jeff: Ohio State employee salaries available in searchable online database. “Ohio State University salaries are now searchable in an online database, the school announced Thursday. All non-student employee salary information is available on Ohio State’s human resources website, ‘breaking new ground for transparency among public universities in Ohio,’ the university’s announcement said.”

Yahoo Entertainment: A Bunch Of TV Writers Are Building A Salary Transparency Database

Yahoo Entertainment: A Bunch Of TV Writers Are Building A Salary Transparency Database. ” In the continued pursuit of transparency, a Google spreadsheet has been created for TV professionals like writers, assistants, producers, and script coordinators to anonymously enter details about their salaries so people can see what their colleagues are making. There are columns devoted to criteria such as gender, whether or not a contributor is a person of color, network, job title, salary, and more, and while the data is a little dense for those not in the industry, it offers an interesting look for the casual viewer at the pay hierarchy behind the shows they mainline. ” I tried to open this spreadsheet and was told I’d need to ask permission to access, so maybe it’s been changed since the story was written.