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Average Hourly Rate for Maricopa County Employees

Operating out of Tempe, Arizona, Maricopa County employs talent in positions ranging from Deputy Sheriff to Court Clerk. Excluding overtime pay (which brings in $30.26), people who work for Maricopa County earn an approximate salary of $20.01 per hour. For the most part, employee paychecks at Maricopa County fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; your city and your role at the company also matter, but to a lesser degree. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Maricopa County typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Maricopa County
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Deputy Sheriff (2)
$19.50 - $32.36  
[-]Deputy Sheriff (2)
Hourly Rate$19.50 - $32.36  
[+]Court Clerk (2)
$10.86 - $18.49  
[+]Court Clerk (2)
Hourly Rate$10.86 - $18.49  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Maricopa County Details

2411 West 14th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281

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Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $20.59. A typical employee has one to four years of experience and earns $14.37 per hour.


Residents of Chandler pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $34.89 per hour; other top-paying cities include Phoenix (around $20.22) and Mesa (about $16.73).


Earning approximately $24.21 on average, Deputy Sheriffs receive the most money, followed by Court Clerks ($14.62).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Basic Life Support Specialists, who make $28.50. Acquiring certification to be a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist is rewarded at about $20.52 per hour. The best paid folks at Maricopa County have a Bachelor's Degree, earning approximately $20.75 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Organizing among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $16.15. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly one in five of Maricopa County's people use it regularly. Office Administration, Data Entry, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (31 percent) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. With an eye toward the future, Maricopa County offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and the greater part of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and registered retirement savings plan (rrsp).

Key Stats

60 %
40 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $22
Hourly Rate
$19 - $24
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 11 votes.

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