Average Salary for Hennepin County Employees

Hennepin County employees bring home $66K annually on average. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $55K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make about $67K annually on average.


Typically, MSW Social Workers are the best paid with salaries hovering at approximately $52K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ITIL Leaders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $82K annually. Employees who have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) make the most here, hauling in around $85K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be SQL; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $87K annually. Folks here also tend to know Case Management; on the survey, about one in three of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Counseling, Project Management, and Microsoft SQL Server.

Benefits and Perks

36 percent receive paid vacation, and only a quarter of workers get sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a company pension plan, a 401(k) plan, and a 403(b) plan. Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for most workers also include dental insurance. Perks also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Hennepin County


61 %
39 %
$47,131 - $85,193
$60,000 - $107,406

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$52,500 - $98,000
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