Monthly payroll costs of the local government in the U.S. in 2017, by function

Total monthly pay for local governmental employees in the U.S. in 2017, by function (in million U.S. dollars)

Monthly payroll costs of the local government in the U.S. in 2017, by function This statistic shows the monthly payroll costs of local governments in the United States in March 2017, by function. The total pay for higher education amounted to around 1.8 billion U.S. dollars. The total payroll amounted to about 57.4 billion U.S. dollars in March 2017.
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Total monthly pay for local governmental employees in the U.S. in 2017, by function (in million U.S. dollars)

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Payroll costs in million U.S. dollars
Education - Elementary and Secondary Total 28,981.7
Police Protection Total 4,947.5
Hospitals 3,324.7
Fire Protection Total2,310.6
Education - Higher Education Total 1,805.2
All other and unallocable1,316.1
Corrections 1,275.2
Judicial and Legal 1,273
Transit 1,261.6
Highways 1,261.4
Public Welfare 1,213.1
Financial Administration 1,193.7
Health 1,189.1
Other Government Administration 1,073.5
Water Supply 882.1
Parks and Recreation 873.6
Sewerage 617.2
Electric Power 563
Housing and Community Development 495.1
Libraries 471.3
Solid Waste Management 462.2
Air Transportation 269.8
Natural Resources 177.9
Gas Supply 58.5
Water Transport and Terminals 55.5
Social Insurance Administration 3.7
Payroll costs in million U.S. dollars
Education - Elementary and Secondary Total 28,981.7
Police Protection Total 4,947.5
Hospitals 3,324.7
Fire Protection Total2,310.6
Education - Higher Education Total 1,805.2
All other and unallocable1,316.1
Corrections 1,275.2
Judicial and Legal 1,273
Transit 1,261.6
Highways 1,261.4
Public Welfare 1,213.1
Financial Administration 1,193.7
Health 1,189.1
Other Government Administration 1,073.5
Water Supply 882.1
Parks and Recreation 873.6
Sewerage 617.2
Electric Power 563
Housing and Community Development 495.1
Libraries 471.3
Solid Waste Management 462.2
Air Transportation 269.8
Natural Resources 177.9
Gas Supply 58.5
Water Transport and Terminals 55.5
Social Insurance Administration 3.7
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This statistic shows the monthly payroll costs of local governments in the United States in March 2017, by function. The total pay for higher education amounted to around 1.8 billion U.S. dollars. The total payroll amounted to about 57.4 billion U.S. dollars in March 2017.
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