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Average Salary for Hennepin County Employees

Hennepin County employees typically bring home $49K annually. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Hennepin County workers, followed by what you do at the company. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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)
$41,465 - $100,932  
[-]Information Technology Specialist (3)
Salary$43,076 - $85,078  
Total Pay$41,465 - $100,932  
[+]Senior Social worker (2)
$40,898 - $83,547  
[+]Senior Social worker (2)
Salary$42,186 - $78,136  
Total Pay$40,898 - $83,547  
[+]Social Worker (2)
$39,596 - $82,938  
[+]Social Worker (2)
Salary$35,763 - $83,001  
Total Pay$39,596 - $82,938  
[+]Office Support Specialist (2)
$26,672 - $48,895  
[+]Office Support Specialist (2)
Total Pay$26,672 - $48,895  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Hennepin County Details

Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of about $50K. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Hennepin County employees (45 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $47K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Information Technology Specialists, Social Workers, and Senior Social Workers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $61K, the other salaries come in at $58K and $58K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers, who make around $58K. Hennepin County provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics — these employees rake in approximately $63K annually.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Business Analysis; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $99K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Office; nearly one-sixth consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Windows Support, Research Analysis, and Help Desk / Desktop Support.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of workers receive paid vacation, and only a third of workers get sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Hennepin County, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

57 %
43 %
$29,106 - $50,916
$28,102 - $68,273
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
$29,350 - $56,993
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics

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