Salaries by Budget Class

$1,000,000 - $1,999,999

Position Type Number of Employees Number of Counties Median Minimum Maximum
911 Director Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $26,750 $24,960 $33,675
911/Dispatcher Full-Time, Hourly 52 12 $11.77 $8.50 $15.55
Administrative Assistant/Secretary Full-Time, Hourly 13 10 $12.75 $10 $20.68
Animal Control Director Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $22,880 $22,880 $22,880
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden Full-Time, Hourly 4 4 $14.41 $13.10 $17.23
Chief Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 2 1 $30.26 $30.26 $30.26
Court Security Officer/Bailiff Full-Time, Hourly 1 1 $10.56 $10.56 $10.56
Deputy Coroner Full-Time, Annual 2 1 $5,163 $5,163 $5,163
Deputy County Clerk Full-Time, Hourly 16 8 $14.15 $12 $17.20
Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 132 8 $11.47 $7.38 $13.44
Deputy Jailer - Corporal, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major Full-Time, Hourly 14 5 $16.55 $14.48 $22.36
Deputy Judge Executive Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $41,082 $41,082 $41,082
Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 33 9 $15.73 $10 $19.30
Emergency Management Director Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $44,881 $44,881 $44,881
EMS Director/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 2 2 $53,908 $40,000 $67,815
EMT Full-Time, Hourly 15 2 $12.54 $11.40 $13.68
Equipment Operator/Driver Full-Time, Hourly 11 5 $15.52 $13.52 $17.58
HR Director/Coordinator Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $40,664 $40,664 $40,664
Mechanic Full-Time, Hourly 8 3 $16.89 $13.88 $19.22
Paramedic Full-Time, Hourly 40 4 $14.53 $9.95 $17.64
Road Assistant Supervisor/Foreman/Team Leader Full-Time, Annual 7 7 $37,565 $23,192 $44,533
Road Supervisor / Director / Superintendent Full-Time, Annual 6 6 $44,330 $32,240 $48,840
Road Worker/Laborer Full-Time, Hourly 66 12 $12.67 $8.13 $17.48
Solid Waste Coordinator/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $28,100 $24,960 $32,500
Tax Administrator Full-Time, Annual 4 4 $33,121 $28,059 $40,664
Treasurer Full-Time, Annual 8 8 $35,887 $33,676 $46,095
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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