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Average Salary for Cook County Employees

The typical salary at Cook County is $65K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Cook County workers the most, followed by your role at the company. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Cook County
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Budget Analyst (2)
$43,351 - $83,103  
[-]Budget Analyst (2)
Salary$45,644 - $81,586  
Total Pay$43,351 - $83,103  
[+]Urban Planner (2)
$43,237 - $70,568  
[+]Urban Planner (2)
Salary$41,313 - $72,477  
Total Pay$43,237 - $70,568  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Cook County Details

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically approximately $63K for those with five or more years experience. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach around $64K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (31 percent) have worked in their field for 20 years or more and now make about $88K annually.


Budget Analysts rake in the most money, with average earnings of $64K; Urban Planners come in second with typical earnings amounting to $57K.

Certifications and Degrees

Cook County workers who hold a medical degree are also well compensated, earning $215K on average.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Budgeting; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of approximately $64K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; more than two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Geographic Information Systems.


Home to more men than women (Cook County's employee population is more than 3 to 1 male-to-female), most workers here are men.

Benefits and Perks

Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats

35 %
65 %
Data Not Available
$53,355 - $91,563
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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