Salaries by Budget Class

$3,000,000 - $4,999,999

Position Type Number of Employees Number of Counties Median Minimum Maximum
911/Dispatcher Full-Time, Hourly 35 5 $12.30 $11.25 $13.99
Administrative Assistant/Secretary Full-Time, Hourly 15 14 $15.84 $12.48 $23.28
Animal Control Director Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $26,000 $24,952 $32,386
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden Full-Time, Hourly 14 13 $15.03 $10.25 $17.60
Chief Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 5 5 $17.04 $16.50 $23.28
Chief Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 6 6 $22.49 $21.26 $32.21
Court Security Officer/Bailiff Full-Time, Hourly 11 5 $12.00 $9.50 $15
Deputy Coroner Full-Time, Annual 2 1 $6,930 $6,930 $6,930
Deputy County Clerk Full-Time, Hourly 72 13 $17.10 $13 $18.52
Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 99 10 $13.14 $11.47 $15.57
Deputy Jailer - Corporal, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major Full-Time, Hourly 18 8 $15.56 $13.58 $18.87
Deputy Judge Executive Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $51,000 $51,000 $54,000
Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 99 15 $16.32 $10.75 $25.05
Deputy Sheriff - Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major, Colonel Full-Time, Hourly 5 4 $19.27 $17.65 $23.11
Emergency Management Director Full-Time, Annual 6 6 $33,218 $17,500 $52,800
EMS Director/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 7 7 $55,000 $39,354 $66,420
EMT Full-Time, Hourly 30 8 $11.38 $8 $15.61
Equipment Operator/Driver Full-Time, Hourly 40 13 $14.05 $10 $17.59
Executive Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Full-Time, Hourly 10 9 $16.50 $14 $22.12
HR Director/Coordinator Full-Time, Annual 2 2 $38,560 $31,620 $45,500
Inspectors - Building, Electrical, Code Enforcement Full-Time, Annual 4 4 $39,039 $28,080 $44,829
Mechanic Full-Time, Hourly 9 9 $17.86 $14.62 $23.28
Paramedic Full-Time, Hourly 34 8 $13.60 $11 $19.09
Road Assistant Supervisor/Foreman/Team Leader Full-Time, Annual 12 11 $38,480 $30,098 $60,743
Road Supervisor / Director / Superintendent Full-Time, Annual 16 14 $49,369 $35,818 $60,000
Road Worker/Laborer Full-Time, Hourly 102 17 $14.70 $11 $19.07
Solid Waste Coordinator/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 7 7 $32,500 $30,888 $37,482
Tax Administrator Full-Time, Annual 9 9 $35,318 $28,080 $45,698
Treasurer Full-Time, Annual 18 18 $46,328 $32,367 $60,153
Data Sources:

County salaries – all information is self-reported as collected by KACo via survey from June – Oct. 2019

General fund budget - FY2018 quarterly financial reporting to the Department for Local Government (Uniform Financial Information Report); 117 Counties reported information to DLG in FY2018. Wolfe County did not report for 2018 and therefore 2016 data are used, which is the most recent year for which data are available. Data for Jefferson and Fayette Counties are from FY2018 Adopted Budgets posted online. General Fund revenue includes budgeted revenues reported under general fund for major object codes 4100-4999. This includes taxes, in lieu tax payments, excess fees, license and permits, intergovernmental revenues, charges for services, miscellaneous revenues, and interest earned, and surplus, borrowing and transfers.

County population – U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 estimated population

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