Evanston aldermen tonight are scheduled to approve spending $28,000 for a consultant to study whether the city is paying its non-union employees the right amount of money. Related documentThe compensation study proposal (.pdf) Topic: GovernmentViewsCartoonsPonzi and Friends Add comment Comments 28K to study what? Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on May 29, 2012 - 2:40pm You offer a certain position at a certain salary, if qaulified people apply, your at an appropriate pay level, if nobody qualified applies, your underpaying, if too many quality candidates apply, you've overestimated and you make lower final offers. Who cares what Skokie or anybody else is paying but comparable information is easily and readily available anyway. Just send me the 28K check. Reply I'll do it for 10k Submitted by OneSmartGuy on May 30, 2012 - 6:54am Say yes and I'll start googling now. I'll get back to you in a month to make it look reasonable. Reply Salary study Submitted by Thelma Walker (not verified) on May 29, 2012 - 10:29pm Pay me $65/hour for one week's work (40 hrs.) and I can conduct the research and produce a nice report. PowerPoint, if you like. Reply This page is available to subscribers. Click here to sign in or get access.