Average Salary for Hennepin County Employees

The median salary at Hennepin County is $51K per year. Though your role at the company does impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Hennepin County. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Hennepin County typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Hennepin County
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Senior Social worker (3)
$37,508 - $80,707  
[-]Senior Social worker (3)
Salary$41,963 - $77,865  
Total Pay$37,508 - $80,707  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (3)
$41,958 - $101,220  
[+]Information Technology Specialist (3)
Salary$44,235 - $83,372  
Total Pay$41,958 - $101,220  
[+]Social Worker (2)
$39,225 - $82,899  
[+]Social Worker (2)
Salary$37,789 - $82,146  
Total Pay$39,225 - $82,899  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Years of Experience

Average pay is around $66K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Hennepin County folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $48K per year.


Information Technology Specialists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $61K annually — though Social Workers and Senior Social Workers also do fairly well at $58K and $58K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to approximately $58K per year for Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics; Hennepin County awards around $63K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Business Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $113K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Hennepin County is Windows Support, with approximately one in seven considering it a key competency. Research Analysis, Help Desk / Desktop Support, and Counseling round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Hennepin County; the company rewards only 31 percent with paid vacation time and only 19 percent with sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a majority of survey participants also include dental insurance. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for Hennepin County


65 %
35 %
$29,114 - $66,737
$48,718 - $85,000
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 12 votes.
$47,287 - $62,700
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business & Economics
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