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Average Salary for Cook County Employees

The median salary at Cook County is $64K per year. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Cook County typically pays:
above market

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $61K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $65K per year. The largest slice of the Cook County workforce (54 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, about $70K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Budget Analysts, who earn $64K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in approximately $88K annually.


When it comes to skills, Microsoft Office seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $67K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Data Analysis; the larger part deem it necessary for work.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Cook County's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Cook County, including a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. A large number of survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most respondents also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes a defined benefit retirement plan and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

Key Stats for Cook County


38 %
63 %
Data Not Available
$61,364 - $78,194
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
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