Average Salary for Cook County Employees

An average Cook County employee can expect to make $60K annually. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $59K per year on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $62K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $55K per year for Certified Fraud Examiners, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science (MS); Cook County awards $76K to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Legal Compliance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $97K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; around one in seven consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Operations Management, Employee Relations, and Customer Service.

Benefits and Perks

Only 45 percent at Cook County enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in four survey participants can take sick leave. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the vast majority of respondents, and a large number of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Perks also include flexible hours, supplemental maternity leave, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Cook County


57 %
43 %
$30,639 - $79,962
$42,144 - $84,507

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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