Average Hourly Rate for Fort Bend County Employees

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Police Sergeant
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
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Maintenance Supervisors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $23.38 per hour; Paramedics come in second with median earnings amounting to around $16.50 per hour.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $14.61 per hour. The largest fraction of Fort Bend County people (53 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $19.00 per hour on average.


Residents of Sugar Land, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $18.88 per hour; other top-paying cities include Rosenberg, Texas (about $18.10) and the company's headquarter city of Richmond, Texas (around $15.91).

Certifications and Degrees

Class A Commercial Driver License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $23.38 per hour. At Fort Bend County, employees who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) receive the highest pay at $15.66.


Employees who count Maintenance among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $23.38 per hour. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in four of employees surveyed report using it at work. Microsoft Excel, Emergency Medical Services, and Microsoft Word round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. Though a majority of respondents get paid time off for illness only half of employees receive paid vacation. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and the larger part of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, company car / automobile, and a defined benefit retirement plan.

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Key Stats for Fort Bend County


42 %
58 %
Hourly Rate
$16 - $20
Hourly Rate
$20 - $27

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

About This Company

Richmond, Texas 

Local Government

Fort Bend County pays its employees an average of $20.35 an hour. Hourly pay at Fort Bend County ranges from an average of $15.03 to $27.56 an hour. Fort Bend County employees with the job title Police Sergeant make the most with an average hourly rate of $32.47, while employees with the title Certified Medication Aide make the least with an average hourly rate of $13.15.

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