Average Salary for Cook County Employees

Employees at Cook County make $65K per year on average. Though your job title is an influential salary factor for those at Cook County, your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Cook County typically pays:
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Employer: Cook County
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Budget Analyst (2)
$44,407 - $82,392  
[-]Budget Analyst (2)
Salary$45,391 - $81,063  
Total Pay$44,407 - $82,392  
[+]Urban Planner (2)
$42,545 - $70,703  
[+]Urban Planner (2)
Salary$42,891 - $70,914  
Total Pay$42,545 - $70,703  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $64K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $63K. A typical employee has 20 years or more of experience and earns $88K annually.


Budget Analysts earn the highest median pay at around $64K, followed by Urban Planners ($57K).

Certifications and Degrees

The best paid folks at Cook County have a medical degree, earning $215K per year.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Budgeting among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $64K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than two-fifths of Cook County's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Geographic Information Systems.


Men are more likely to work at Cook County than women, given the more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio.

Benefits and Perks

With an eye toward the future, Cook County offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the greater part of workers, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include a defined benefit retirement plan.

Key Stats for Cook County


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

Job Satisfaction

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

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