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The Municipal Assistance Center (MAC) is committed to bringing comprehensive and high quality data to municipal officials to promote better decision making and facilitate in the successful execution of their duties. To that end, MAC continues and seeks to expand it's efforts to improve data collection, reporting and analysis. With member feedback and input we hope to increase the number and quality of our surveys and research.

Annual Compensation and Benefits Survey

The Municipal Assistance Center conducts surveys each year on various topics of municipal interest. Survey respondents are provided a complimentary digital and hard copy version of the report.  All others may purchase a copy of the report via the VLCT Bookstore.

The annual Municipal Compensation and Benefits survey is an omnibus that collects information about salaries for a wide range of municipal positions, and information regarding retirement plans, health and dental, and host of other benefits information. Officials use the survey report to aid them in setting competitive compensation and benefits packages for municipal employees.

This survey is distributed to municipal managers, treasurers, human resources and payroll staff statewide in July. If you'd like more information on the compensation and benefit survey or report please contact or call 1-800-649-7915.

VTCMA Executive Staff Salary Survey

On behalf of the Vermont Town and City Manager's Association, VLCT conducts an annual executive salary survey on those municipalities that have municipal managers and administrators. The survey gathers in depth information on salaries, benefits, and responsibilities  The survey report is made available for free to VTCMA members and VLCT member respondents. If you are a municipal manager or administrator that would like to be included in next year's survey please contact

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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