Socrata’s Open Payroll presents government payroll information through interactive charts and graphs which allow users to visualize the details of payroll data. Users can also access the raw payroll data that powers the visualizations, ensuring the highest degree of transparency and allowing the easy reuse of the data through API’s. Visitors on their desktops, tablets, and smartphones will receive instant answers to common questions, including total size of the payroll, top employees, top departments, median pay, and more.
What's inside the app?
Users who are curious about a government's payroll will find the following upon navigating to an Open Payroll site:
- Total Payroll: Allows users to see the size of the year-over-year payroll.
- Highest Paid Employees: Allows users to visually see the relative difference in pay between employees.
- Top Departments by Total Payroll: Allow users to see details on departments in the organization.
By searching or drilling down further into the payroll profiles above, you can discover details concerning each position, department and employee.