Average Salary for Hennepin County Employees

A typical Hennepin County employee can expect to make $50K annually. At Hennepin County, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is how long you've been working — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company factors into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Hennepin County typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Hennepin County
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Information Technology Specialist (3)
$42,091 - $101,781  
[-]Information Technology Specialist (3)
Salary$43,706 - $84,518  
Total Pay$42,091 - $101,781  
[+]Senior Social worker (2)
$41,145 - $82,960  
[+]Senior Social worker (2)
Salary$41,962 - $77,413  
Total Pay$41,145 - $82,960  
[+]Social Worker (2)
$39,162 - $82,546  
[+]Social Worker (2)
Salary$38,353 - $80,436  
Total Pay$39,162 - $82,546  
[+]Office Support Specialist (2)
$26,529 - $48,585  
[+]Office Support Specialist (2)
Total Pay$26,529 - $48,585  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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About This Company

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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.

Key Stats for Hennepin County


57 %
43 %
$29,016 - $51,235
$28,102 - $68,273
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 16 votes.
$29,350 - $56,993
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics

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