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Average Hourly Rate for Maricopa County Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $30.73), people who work for Maricopa County earn a median wage of $20.09 per hour. The most important factor affecting pay for Maricopa County employees is how long you've been working, though where you live plays a role as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Maricopa County typically pays:
above market

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Employer: Maricopa County
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27

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About This Company

2411 West 14th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $13.25 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home median pay of around $19.55 per hour.


Deputy Sheriffs are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $24.21 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($20.52 per hour) than those without credentials. At Maricopa County, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $20.41.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Financial Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $22.20 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Microsoft Excel; on the survey, a little less than a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three survey participants enjoy paid vacation days and paid sick time — a rather disappointing finding. Maricopa County helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a company pension plan, a defined benefit retirement plan, and a 401(k) plan. A solid majority of workers report having health insurance, and a large number of survey participants report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Maricopa County


60 %
40 %
Hourly Rate
$13 - $22
Hourly Rate
$20 - $30
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 6 votes.
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