Monday, June 20, 2011

San Francisco's pension & universal health care systems... dollars & numbers

Average per capita income for a San Francisco resident: $44,373.
US Census data

Average annual pension for a retiree who worked at least 30 years in the San Francisco city government: $76,981.
Portion of salary that a San Francisco city worker pays toward pension costs: 7.5 %.
San Francisco Employees' Retirement System

Average wait time for a new patient in San Francisco's universal health care program to get their first primary care appointment: 40 days.
Average wait time last year: 23 days.
San Francisco controller's office report

Tangerine Brigham, director of Healthy San Francisco, said the longer wait times are due largely to staff cuts at some clinics.