Compensation study shows city wages fall short
February 6, 2020
The Wrangell Borough Assembly held a work session before their regular meeting, on Jan. 28, to review the preliminary results of a compensation study by JB Reward Systems. Borough Manager Lisa Von Bargen explained that the study compared the salaries of public employees in Wrangell to those of similar municipalities, to see how they stacked up and whether or not Wrangell is a competitive location for potential hires.
"Basically, our three fundamental goals would be to have a structure that was competitive enough that we could attract the kind of skills we want to attract, and one that also...