Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $69K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (40 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $48K annually on average.
The highest average salaries go to Information Technology Specialists, who bring in close to $61K per year, though Senior Social Workers are not far behind at $58K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers earn around $58K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Hennepin County provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics — these employees rake in $63K annually.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $67K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Hennepin County is Case Management, with approximately one-seventh considering it a key competency. Other skills in demand are Windows Support, Research Analysis, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
Hennepin County workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for nearly all employees, and a strong majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, pension, and a defined benefit retirement plan.