Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $52K. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns around $47K per year.
Information Technology Specialists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $61K; Social Workers are next on the list, bringing in close to $58K, followed by Senior Social Workers earning approximately $58K.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers earn $58K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics; Hennepin County awards around $63K to these degree-holders.
Employees who count Business Analysis among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $99K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; about a sixth consider it a key competency. Windows Support, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Operations Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 45 percent receiving paid vacation and 30 percent receiving paid sick days. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Hennepin County, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The vast majority of workers report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.