Responding to the salary scandal in Bell, Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel posted the annual salaries of every L.A. city employee online on August 6, 2010.

Greuel lists almost every approved position in city government — from her own ($196,667) down to a Vocational Worker I in the Department of General Services ($27,582)

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"The public’s trust has been broken as a result of the recent scandal in Bell," Greuel said. "This is an important step to provide greater transparency and openness in how taxpayer dollars are spent."

She said Los Angeles is now the largest city to post a comprehensive list of city employee salaries.

The database does not list employees by name, only position, and does not include the Department of Water and Power. The abbreviations appear exactly as provided by the city.

Page 1 of salaries in position: "WELDER" (Back to complete list)

Position Department Salary
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $83,042
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $83,042
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $83,042
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $82,630
WELDER PW HYPERION TREAT PLANT $80,563
WELDER PW HYPERION TREAT PLANT $80,563
WELDER PW HYPERION TREAT PLANT $80,563
WELDER PW HYPERION TREAT PLANT $80,563
WELDER PW WASTEWATER COLL SYSTEM $80,563
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $79,200
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $79,200
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $78,823
WELDER HARBOR $78,205
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER GSD FLEET SERVICES $75,176
WELDER HARBOR $74,232
WELDER HARBOR $74,232
WELDER HARBOR $74,232
WELDER AIRPORTS $72,773
WELDER AIRPORTS $72,773
WELDER AIRPORTS $72,773
WELDER LOS ANGELES ZOO $72,773
WELDER REC PARKS REG FULL TIME $72,773
WELDER GSD BUILDING MAINTENANCE $70,825
WELDER PW STREET IMPROVEMENT DIV $70,825
WELDER PW STREET LIGHTING $70,825
WELDER PW STREET LIGHTING $70,825
WELDER REC PARKS REG FULL TIME $70,825
Source: Los Angeles City Controller
Credits: Sam Quinones, Ben Welsh
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