Salaries by Population Class

10,000 -14,999

Position Type Number of Employees Number of Counties Median Minimum Maximum
911 Director Full-Time, Annual 4 4 $32,444 $26,750 $46,500
911/Dispatcher Full-Time, Hourly 50 10 $12.97 $10 $15.68
Administrative Assistant/Secretary Full-Time, Hourly 20 17 $14.40 $10 $18.25
Animal Control Director Full-Time, Annual 2 2 $30,105 $28,080 $32,130
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden Full-Time, Hourly 6 6 $13.55 $10.20 $15.61
Chief Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 3 3 $20.90 $15.45 $21.03
Chief Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 1 1 $27.89 $27.89 $27.89
Court Security Officer/Bailiff Full-Time, Hourly 5 3 $11.44 $11 $13.39
Deputy Coroner Full-Time, Annual 3 2 $5,080 $3,912 $6,247
Deputy County Clerk Full-Time, Hourly 25 6 $17.76 $13.56 $19.24
Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 119 10 $12.19 $10.15 $14.29
Deputy Jailer - Corporal, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major Full-Time, Hourly 10 4 $15.82 $13.45 $17.44
Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 44 9 $17.29 $14.61 $23.84
Emergency Management Director Full-Time, Annual 8 8 $41,103 $23,000 $55,000
EMS Director/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $47,424 $47,424 $47,424
EMT Full-Time, Hourly 17 2 $9.70 $8 $11.40
Equipment Operator/Driver Full-Time, Hourly 30 10 $14.51 $10 $17
HR Director/Coordinator Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $31,620 $31,620 $31,620
Mechanic Full-Time, Hourly 11 7 $15.86 $13 $20.43
Paramedic Full-Time, Hourly 9 3 $12.42 $11 $17.64
Road Assistant Supervisor/Foreman/Team Leader Full-Time, Annual 4 4 $43,963 $34,549 $53,123
Road Supervisor / Director / Superintendent Full-Time, Annual 10 10 $47,100 $37,835 $57,158
Road Worker/Laborer Full-Time, Hourly 67 8 $14.35 $10.92 $17.04
Solid Waste Coordinator/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 8 8 $33,805 $27,518 $39,042
Tax Administrator Full-Time, Annual 6 6 $32,569 $28,059 $45,698
Treasurer Full-Time, Annual 15 15 $45,466 $32,367 $53,331
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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