You can find comparable figures for staff
and directors at libraries about your size in the Wisconsin Association of Public
Librarians "Salary and Fringe Benefit Survey." NFLS has a copy available
for short-term loan.
TIP: Compare your salary to that of that of other employees within your municipality. Consider education, job responsibilities and supervisory responsibilities as common items for comparison.
It is advisable for you to compare your salary to that of other employees within your municipality. Consider education, job responsibilities, and supervisory responsibilities as common items for comparison. Statewide salary data from a wide variety of occupations including librarians (with MLS degrees) is available on the web at Wisconsin Labor Market Wages: (http://worknet.wisconsin.gov/worknet/)
The U.S. Department of Labor requires that a number of notices concerning labor statutes and regulations be posted in the workplace. These notices can be downloaded from U.S. Bureau of Labor Posters
(http://www.dol.gov/osbp/sbrefa/poster/main.htm). There is also a link to other pages with information on which notices are required for different size businesses.
Cost of Living of living figures are available at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Employer's contribution is currently 7.65% and is expected to remain the same.
The 2006 rates have been finalized, so your rates should be available from your local municipality. Remember, if other general municipal employees are covered by WRF, library workers working more than 600 hours/year must be covered also.