Salaries by Population Class

30,000 - 69,999

Position Type Number of Employees Number of Counties Median Minimum Maximum
911 Director Full-Time, Annual 5 5 $63,752 $58,011 $65,000
911/Dispatcher Full-Time, Hourly 59 10 $14.72 $9.14 $19.76
Administrative Assistant/Secretary Full-Time, Hourly 83 49 $16.16 $11.42 $25.50
Animal Control Director Full-Time, Annual 5 5 $43,160 $31,803 $54,080
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden Full-Time, Hourly 27 12 $15.02 $11.41 $21.43
Chief Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 7 6 $28.42 $22 $33.93
Chief Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 2 2 $36.03 $31.49 $40.57
Court Security Officer/Bailiff Full-Time, Hourly 56 9 $13.27 $9 $17.85
Deputy Coroner Full-Time, Annual 4 1 $7,200 $7,200 $7,200
Deputy County Clerk Full-Time, Hourly 57 5 $18.50 $16.70 $22.04
Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 345 14 $14.01 $11.24 $19.16
Deputy Jailer - Corporal, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major Full-Time, Hourly 134 30 $20.19 $14.47 $29.50
Deputy Judge Executive Full-Time, Annual 8 8 $57,888 $30,900 $86,775
Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 166 11 $21.59 $15 $26.26
Deputy Sheriff - Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major, Colonel Full-Time, Hourly 33 19 $27.58 $18 $32.91
Emergency Management Director Full-Time, Annual 10 10 $50,687 $38,142 $71,585
EMS Director/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 11 7 $64,497 $50,500 $86,918
EMT Full-Time, Hourly 54 6 $12.38 $10.88 $19.29
Equipment Operator/Driver Full-Time, Hourly 180 27 $17.62 $13.50 $24.30
Executive Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Full-Time, Hourly 23 18 $22.09 $15.38 $27.89
HR Director/Coordinator Full-Time, Annual 9 9 $52,435 $41,360 $75,000
Inspectors - Building, Electrical, Code Enforcement Full-Time, Annual 23 20 $50,690 $31,200 $75,827
Mechanic Full-Time, Hourly 21 12 $21.01 $15.95 $25.49
Paramedic Full-Time, Hourly 55 8 $15.20 $12.82 $23.41
Road Assistant Supervisor/Foreman/Team Leader Full-Time, Annual 28 20 $48,827 $36,400 $62,500
Road Supervisor / Director / Superintendent Full-Time, Annual 14 14 $61,093 $37,960 $117,877
Road Worker/Laborer Full-Time, Hourly 45 7 $13.63 $12.30 $20.76
Solid Waste Coordinator/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 5 5 $67,367 $46,380 $67,568
Tax Administrator Full-Time, Annual 8 8 $46,289 $31,200 $60,674
Treasurer Full-Time, Annual 16 16 $64,148 $51,054 $81,911
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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