Salaries by Population Class

15,000 - 29,999

Position Type Number of Employees Number of Counties Median Minimum Maximum
911/Dispatcher Full-Time, Hourly 54 7 $11.77 $11.25 $13.99
Administrative Assistant/Secretary Full-Time, Hourly 41 29 $15.56 $11 $23.28
Animal Control Director Full-Time, Annual 8 8 $30,753 $22,880 $54,080
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden Full-Time, Hourly 17 16 $14.59 $10.25 $17.60
Chief Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 13 12 $20.34 $16.50 $28.44
Chief Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 11 11 $21.87 $17.51 $32.21
Court Security Officer/Bailiff Full-Time, Hourly 18 7 $12.00 $9.50 $13.81
Deputy Coroner Full-Time, Annual 5 2 $6,223 $5,516 $6,930
Deputy County Clerk Full-Time, Hourly 104 18 $16.26 $11.82 $21.48
Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 327 21 $12.87 $10.90 $15.77
Deputy Jailer - Corporal, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major Full-Time, Hourly 95 20 $15.41 $13.50 $25.65
Deputy Judge Executive Full-Time, Annual 5 4 $48,394 $34,549 $51,000
Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 155 19 $16.43 $10.75 $25.05
Deputy Sheriff - Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major, Colonel Full-Time, Hourly 18 10 $18.76 $16.48 $23.11
Emergency Management Director Full-Time, Annual 11 11 $33,634 $20,309 $52,800
EMS Director/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 11 9 $58,001 $39,354 $66,420
EMT Full-Time, Hourly 53 10 $12.50 $9.25 $15.61
Equipment Operator/Driver Full-Time, Hourly 85 19 $15.30 $11 $17.59
Executive Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Full-Time, Hourly 17 16 $17.24 $14 $28.80
HR Director/Coordinator Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $37,481 $34,827 $37,565
Inspectors - Building, Electrical, Code Enforcement Full-Time, Annual 10 9 $36,000 $28,080 $44,829
Mechanic Full-Time, Hourly 14 13 $18.00 $14.62 $23.28
Paramedic Full-Time, Hourly 29 6 $14.75 $12 $19.09
Road Assistant Supervisor/Foreman/Team Leader Full-Time, Annual 18 17 $37,440 $30,098 $60,743
Road Supervisor / Director / Superintendent Full-Time, Annual 18 16 $49,600 $28,642 $67,230
Road Worker/Laborer Full-Time, Hourly 79 17 $14.40 $10.20 $17.03
Solid Waste Coordinator/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 11 11 $32,500 $24,960 $57,784
Tax Administrator Full-Time, Annual 13 13 $35,318 $27,300 $50,814
Treasurer Full-Time, Annual 22 22 $49,254 $32,427 $79,357
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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