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Summary for Mesquite

Total population 16,533
Total number of city employees 271
Total number of full-time,
year-round city employees
131
Median pay for full-time,
year-round city employees
$66,264
Median pay and benefits for
full-time, year-round city employees
$94,138
Total city employee compensation $14,151,998
Total city employee compensation
cost per resident
$855
Median earnings for full-time,
year-round private workers
$28,003

Notes:

  • Full-time, year-round employees defined as those receiving a base salary equal or greater to their “annual salary minimum.” In the event this information is not provided, full-time employees are defined as those receiving at least $25,000 in base pay and receiving employer-paid benefits.
  • The values for total population and median earnings for full-time, year-round employed residents are from the most recent American Community Survey results as conducted by the United States Census Bureau.