Years of Experience
Average pay is $69K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Hennepin County workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $48K per year.
Earning $61K annually on average, Information Technology Specialists receive the most money, followed by Senior Social Workers (approximately $58K per year).
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $58K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Hennepin County compensates Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics-holders the most at $63K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $67K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Case Management; roughly a seventh deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Windows Support, Research Analysis, and Data Analysis.
Benefits and Perks
It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Hennepin County provides health insurance to almost all workers, and a strong majority of workers do receive dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, pension, and a defined benefit retirement plan.