Gov’t pay: Portland 13% raise. State workers earning $100K up 23%

By Taxpayers Association of Oregon

Portland City employees have been striking and have just been offered a 13% pay increase beginning in about 120 days.

In 2021, there were 5,618 state employees that brought home base pay of at least $100,000.  That was a 23% increase from 2020.

These pay raises fit with the pattern during the early pandemic where government pay raises out performed all other categories as the above chart shows.


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