Salaries by Population Class

70,000+

Position Type Number of Employees Number of Counties Median Minimum Maximum
911 Director Full-Time, Annual 4 4 $83,000 $48,027 $90,357
911/Dispatcher Full-Time, Hourly 61 9 $16.03 $13.92 $21.56
Administrative Assistant/Secretary Full-Time, Hourly 42 17 $17.23 $12.35 $24.87
Animal Control Director Full-Time, Annual 5 5 $62,080 $51,730 $81,000
Animal Control Officer/Dog Warden Full-Time, Hourly 23 10 $15.98 $11.16 $19.18
Chief Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 2 2 $25.66 $24.87 $26.44
Deputy Coroner Full-Time, Annual 4 3 $32,718 $13,390 $35,744
Deputy County Clerk Full-Time, Hourly 15 1 $18.89 $18.89 $18.89
Deputy Jailer Full-Time, Hourly 236 6 $16.43 $12.36 $19.18
Deputy Jailer - Corporal, Lieutenant, Sergeant, Captain, Major Full-Time, Hourly 29 13 $17.01 $14.22 $49.11
Deputy Judge Executive Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $88,082 $72,581 $98,580
Deputy Sheriff Full-Time, Hourly 40 1 $19.19 $19.19 $19.19
Emergency Management Director Full-Time, Annual 7 7 $61,601 $50,663 $100,463
EMS Director/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 1 1 $58,406 $58,406 $58,406
EMT Full-Time, Hourly 31 4 $13.45 $11.76 $15.63
Equipment Operator/Driver Full-Time, Hourly 49 12 $17.16 $13.14 $22.83
Executive Administrative Assistant/Office Manager Full-Time, Hourly 10 8 $24.14 $18.28 $27.47
HR Director/Coordinator Full-Time, Annual 5 5 $62,220 $33,911 $85,921
Inspectors - Building, Electrical, Code Enforcement Full-Time, Annual 18 14 $54,519 $38,293 $89,170
Mechanic Full-Time, Hourly 20 7 $20.58 $14.47 $28.61
Paramedic Full-Time, Hourly 17 3 $15.87 $14.50 $17.50
Road Assistant Supervisor/Foreman/Team Leader Full-Time, Annual 11 9 $44,845 $38,272 $61,077
Road Supervisor / Director / Superintendent Full-Time, Annual 9 8 $70,319 $55,025 $115,000
Road Worker/Laborer Full-Time, Hourly 37 7 $15.25 $10.16 $19.16
Solid Waste Coordinator/Supervisor Full-Time, Annual 7 7 $50,700 $44,980 $94,221
Tax Administrator Full-Time, Annual 3 3 $61,826 $57,172 $85,516
Treasurer Full-Time, Annual 7 7 $91,078 $55,848 $116,358
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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