Salaries by Budget Class

$2,000,000 - $2,999,999

Position Type Number of Employees Number of Counties Median Minimum Maximum
911 Director Full-Time, Annual 4 4 $39,890 $31,212 $48,960
911/Dispatcher Full-Time, Hourly 41 10 $12.41 $11.25 $14.34
Administrative Assistant/Secretary Full-Time, Hourly 18 14 $14.19 $10 $17.12
Animal Control Director Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $32,130 $28,080 $54,080
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden Full-Time, Hourly 4 4 $13.44 $10.20 $15.61
Chief Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 5 4 $20.25 $15.45 $21.03
Chief Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 2 2 $17.68 $17.51 $17.85
Court Security Officer/Bailiff Full-Time, Hourly 11 4 $11.97 $11 $15
Deputy Coroner Full-Time, Annual 3 1 $5,516 $5,516 $5,516
Deputy County Clerk Full-Time, Hourly 25 6 $17.21 $16.54 $19.24
Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 172 8 $13.40 $10.25 $15.77
Deputy Jailer - Corporal, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major Full-Time, Hourly 12 6 $17.22 $13.45 $25.65
Deputy Judge Executive Full-Time, Annual 2 1 $34,549 $34,549 $34,549
Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 46 8 $16.90 $14.28 $23.84
Deputy Sheriff - Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major, Colonel Full-Time, Hourly 5 1 $16.48 $16.48 $16.48
Emergency Management Director Full-Time, Annual 7 7 $29,037 $20,309 $43,640
EMS Director/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $61,200 $61,200 $61,200
EMT Full-Time, Hourly 7 1 $10.86 $10.86 $10.86
Equipment Operator/Driver Full-Time, Hourly 37 8 $15.68 $13.63 $17
Mechanic Full-Time, Hourly 12 8 $16.72 $13 $20.43
Paramedic Full-Time, Hourly 5 2 $15.80 $13.75 $17.85
Road Assistant Supervisor/Foreman/Team Leader Full-Time, Annual 6 6 $39,396 $34,549 $45,760
Road Supervisor / Director / Superintendent Full-Time, Annual 8 8 $47,074 $37,835 $57,158
Road Worker/Laborer Full-Time, Hourly 50 6 $13.75 $11.63 $18.16
Solid Waste Coordinator/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 5 5 $33,010 $25,334 $36,400
Tax Administrator Full-Time, Annual 5 5 $30,817 $17,194 $50,814
Treasurer Full-Time, Annual 11 11 $45,371 $34,320 $56,909
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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