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Compensation Job Index

The Job Description Index lists the most commonly used descriptions for Dallas County.  You may view the job description for a position by clicking on the Job Title.  For some job titles, only the salary information is provided for your review. 

There are five (5) categories: “Administration and Office Support”, “Professional”, “Law Enforcement/Detention/Probation”, “Attorney”, “Skilled and Technical/Trade”, and “Elected Officials”.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND OFFICE SUPPORT
Effective October 5, 2013
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Accounting Clerk I 06 14 $ 2,558.49 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Accounting Clerk II 07 13 $ 2,739.07 $ 2,106.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,177.20
Accounting Clerk III 08 23  $ 2,928.81  $ 2,277.60  $ 2,794.13  $ 3,433.73
Accounting Clerk IV 09 7 $ 3,281.94 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13
Cashier II 06 30 $ 2,539.62 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Cashier III 07 7 $ 2,720.84 $ 2,106.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,177.20
Clerk I 05 202 $ 2,376.12 $ 1,847.73 $ 2,265.47 $ 2,787.20
Clerk I (Receptionist) 05 5 $ 2.334.45 $ 1,847.73 $ 2,265.47 $ 2,787.20
Clerk II 06 426 $ 2,519.95 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Clerk III 07 191 $ 2,734.44 $ 2,106.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,177.20
Clerk IV 08 91 $ 2,946.23 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
Clerk Typist 05 7 $ 2,340.25 $ 1,847.73 $ 2,265.47 $ 2,787.20
Clerk V 09 4 $ 3,193.67 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13
Data Entry Clerk I 05 8 $ 2,355.60 $ 1,847.73 $ 2,265.47 $ 2,787.20
Data Entry Clerk II 06 11 $ 2,558.40 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Legal Assistant 10 15 $ 3,451.41 $ 2,580.93 $ 3,218.80 $ 4,026.53
Legal Secretary 08 32 $ 2,958.10 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
Secretary 06 23 $ 2,660.06 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Senior Secretary 08 37 $ 3,079.81 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
ATTORNEY
Effective October 5, 2013
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Attorney I ATT1 22 $ 4,707.25 $ 4,571.56 $ 4,931.07 $ 5,930.45
Attorney II ATT2 33 $ 5,201.84 $ 4,806.87 $ 5,429.13 $ 6,752.99
Attorney III ATT3 56 $ 5,933.81 $ 5,290.57 $ 5,971.66 $ 7,425.98
Attorney IV ATT4 1283 $ 7,237.53 $ 5,903.68 $ 7,081.55 $ 8,907.92
Attorney V ATT5 64 $ 8,725.36 $ 6,750.81 $ 8,435.89 $ 10,524.44
Attorney VI (Managing Attorney) ATT6 20 $ 10,074.50 $ 7,693.35 $ 9,613.74 $ 11,995.51
Attorney VII (Legal Division Director) ATT7 13 $ 11,403.45 $ 9,154.89 $ 10,982.46 $ 14,274.16
District Attorney – First Assistant 00 1 $ 14,930.71 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
District Attorney – Special Assistant ATT8 1 $ 12,563.81 $ 10,062.15 $ 12,080.58 $ 15,708.49
District Attorney – Trial Bureau Chief 00 1 $ 12,691.11 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
ELECTED/APPOINTED OFFICIALS
Effective October 5, 2013
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary 
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Constable OF 6 $ 8,734.97 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
County Auditor OF 1 $ 13,745.98 $ 10,996.79 $ 13,745.99 $ 16,495.19
County Clerk OF 1 $ 10,847.78 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
County Commissioner OF 4 $ 11,041.43 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
County Judge OF 1 $ 12,785.94 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
County Treasurer OF 1 $ 10,847.78 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
District Clerk OF 1 $ 10,847.78 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Justice of the Peace OF 11 $ 9,344.05 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Sheriff OF 1 $ 12,385.70 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Tax Assessor/Collector OF 1 $ 10,847.78 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Information Technology Services
Effective October 5, 2013
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly) 
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Assistant Chief – IT PM 3 $ 10,638.79 $ 7,326.13 $ 9,143.74 $ 11,429.38
Information Systems Coordinator IM 6 $ 5,442.24 $ 4,343.93 $ 5,442.43 $ 6,776.53
Java Programmer/Webmaster NM 1 $ 8,023.99 $ 6,182.19 $ 7,715.38 $ 9,643.00
Network Engineer JM 2 $ 5,836.66 $ 4,703.38 $ 5,869.35 $ 7,339.10
Programmer JM 1 $ 4,776.25 $ 4,703.38 $ 5,869.35 $ 7,339.10
Senior Business Analyst KM 4 $ 6,375.99 $ 5,025.38 $ 6,272.40 $ 7,842.02
Senior Database Administrator NM 3 $ 8,291.46 $ 6,182.19 $ 7,715.38 $ 9,643.00
Senior Network Engineer NM 3 $ 7,703.50 $ 6,182.19 $ 7,715.38 $ 9,643.00
Senior Server Administrator JM 4 $ 6,435.91 $ 4,703.38 $ 5,869.35 $ 7,339.10
Senior Systems Analyst KM 4 $ 6,446.69 $ 5,025.38 $ 6,272.40 $ 7,842.02
Senior Unix/Linux Systems Administrator NM 2 $ 7,129.01 $ 6,182.19 $ 7,715.38 $ 9,643.00
Server Administrator IM 2 $ 4,999.16 $ 4,343.93 $ 5,422.43 $ 6,776.53
Software Support Manager NM 4 $ 8,571.79 $ 6,182.19 $ 7,715.38 $ 9,643.00
Senior Oracle Application DB Dev NM 3 $ 8,023.99 $ 6,182.19 $ 7,715.38 $ 9,643.00
Senior Project Manager IT Services NM 5 $ 8,545.92 $ 6,182.19 $ 7,715.38 $ 9,643.00
System Admin Programmer – Oracle KM 1 $ 5,524.19 $ 5,025.38 $ 6,272.40 $ 7,842.02
Systems Support Analyst C 1 $ 3,647.76 $ 2,810.09 $ 3,596.91 $ 4,383.72
Technical Support Analyst/Trainer GM 6 $ 4,889.27 $ 3,763.18 $ 4,694.24 $ 5,869.35
LAW ENFORCEMENT/DETENTION/PROBATION
Effective October 5, 2013 
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly) 
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Communication Technician 08 13 $ 2,857.20 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
Communications Supervisor 10 6 $ 3,456.84 $ 2,580.93 $ 3,218.80 $ 4,026.53
Cook II (LEAD) 06 3 $ 2,542.80 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Deputy 66 354 $ 4,399.89 $ 3,775.20 $ 4,310.80 $ 5,137.60
Deputy Constable I 66 70 $ 4,603.76 $ 3,775.20 $ 4,310.80 $ 5,137.60
Deputy Constable III 68 6 $ 5,438.04 $ 4,740.67 $ 5,178.47 $ 5,912.40
Deputy Constable IV 69 5 $ 5,705.54 $ 5,456.51 $ 5,956.73 $ 6,798.29
Deputy III (Sergeant) 68 49 $ 5,602.98 $ 4,740.67 $ 5,178.47 $ 5,912.40
Deputy IV (Lieutenant) 69 15 $ 6,487.51 $ 5,456.51 $ 5,956.73 $ 6,798.29
Deputy V (Captain) 70 10 $ 7,550.70 $ 6,270.39 $ 6,850.37 $ 7,817.03
Detention Service Commander 45 3 $ 6,676.64 $ 5,279.59 $ 5,596.94 $ 7,064.90
Detention Service Manager 43 10 $ 5,236.41 $ 3,995.33 $ 4,714.28 $ 5,848.57
Detention Service Officer 40 1330 $ 3,235.41 $ 2,863.47 $ 3,345.33 $ 4,007.47
Detention Service Supervisor 42 47 $ 4,412.96 $ 3,432.00 $ 3,960.67 $ 4,797.87
Head Cook 08 2 $ 3,169.40 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
Investigator I 67 3 $ 4,181.38 $ 4,042.13 $ 4,610.67 $ 5,498.13
Investigator II (Senior) 68 58 $ 5,368.73 $ 4,740.67 $ 5,178.47 $ 5,912.40
Investigator III (Special) 69 10 $ 5,938.80 $ 5,456.51 $ 5,956.73 $ 6,798.29
JDO III – Discretionary Transfer CC 6 $ 3,222.84 $ 2,525.47 $ 3,151.20 $ 3,936.40
Juvenile Probation Officer EE 134 $ 3,698.79 $ 2,814.93 $ 3,507.71 $ 4,388.80
Juvenile Detention Officer I AA 50 $ 2,816.25 $ 2,262.00 $ 2,825.33 $ 3,530.80
Juvenile Detention Officer II BB 61 $ 2,998.72 $ 2,388.53 $ 2983.07 $ 3,728.40
Juvenile Detention Officer III CC 80 $ 3,293.57 $ 2,525.47 $ 3,151.20 $ 3,936.40
Juvenile Detention Supervisor EE 25 $ 3,720.23 $ 2,814.93 $ 3,507.71 $ 4,388.80
Juvenile Residential Officer I AA 20 $ 2,876.73 $ 2,262.00 $ 2,825.33 $ 3,530.80
Juvenile Residential Officer II BB 21 $ 3,057.52 $ 2,388.53 $ 2983.07 $ 3,728.40
Juvenile Residential Officer III CC 40 $ 3,263.00 $ 2,525.47 $ 3,151.20 $ 3,936.40
Juvenile Residential Supervisor EE 18 $ 3,925.465 $ 2,814.93 $ 3,507.71 $ 4,388.80
Juvenile Transportation Officer 08 7 $ 2,802.30 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
PROFESSIONAL
Effective October 5, 2013
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary 
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Accountant I 12 9 $ 3,646.36 $ 2,866.93 $ 3,557.60 $ 4,473.73
Accountant II E 4 $ 4,174.26 $ 3,187.10 $ 3,977.02 $ 4,971.90
Assistant Campus Administrator F 5 $ 4,342.72 $ 3,358.04 $ 4,188.90 $ 5,237.34
Assistant Manager I C 9 $ 3,754.18 $ 2,866.29 $ 3,577.61 $ 4,471.39
Casemanager DD 16 $ 3,289.98 $ 2,662.40 $ 3,326.27 $ 4,156.53
Caseworker I CC 18 $ 3,070.08 $ 2,525.47 $ 3,151.20 $ 3,936.40
Caseworker II EE 20 $ 3,722.42 $ 2,814.93 $ 3,507.71 $ 4,388.80
Civil Engineering Designer PE6 3 $ 4,270.39 $ 3,825.23 $ 5,400.04 $ 5,966.76
Computer Aided Design Operator BM 2 $ 3,809.19 $ 2,892.93 $ 3,607.07 $ 4,510.13
Constable Chief Clerk C 5 $ 3,811.35 $ 2,866.29 $ 3,577.61 $ 4,471.39
County Court Coordinator E 5 $ 4,067.94 $ 3,187.10 $ 3,977.02 $ 4,971.90
Court Reporter CR 59 $ 7,821.87 $ -- $ -- $ --
District Civil Court Coordinator E 21 $ 3,963.34 $ 3,187.10 $ 3,977.02 $ 4,971.90
Drug Chemist II FM 10 $ 4,128.59 $ 3,500.90 $ 4,370.33 $ 5,462.62
Drug Intervention Specialist Officer EE 19 $ 3,690.91 $ 2,814.93 $ 3,507.71 $ 4,388.80
Epidemiologist II H 3 $ 4,714.26 $ 3,901.34 $ 4,869.60 $ 6,087.31
Family Court Counselor G 11 $ 5,009.42 $ 3,622.67 $ 4,521.34 $ 5,652.59
Field Nurse Supervisor HM 4 $ 5,265.38 $ 4,033.65 $ 5,035.20 $ 6,293.10
Forensic Biologist II GM 12 $ 4,534.86 $ 3,763.18 $ 4,694.24 $ 5,869.35
Forensic Biologist III HM 4 $ 5,278.06 $ 4,033.65 $ 5,035.20 $ 6,293.10
Internal Auditor II E 10 $ 3,858.03 $ 3,187.10 $ 3,977.02 $ 4,971.90
Lead Caseworker FF 8 $ 3,879.46 $ 2,951.65 $ 3,683.57 $ 4,604.14
Microbiologist I C 11 $ 3,522.29 $ 2,866.29 $ 3,577.61 $ 4,471.39
Office Branch Supervisor D 10 $ 3,847.20 $ 3,044.26 $ 3,799.23 $ 4,750.26
Psychologist IM 6 $ 5,204.02 $ 4,343.93 $ 5,422.43 $ 6,776.53
Psychologist Assistant FM 19 $ 3,963.60 $ 3,500.90 $ 4,370.33 $ 5,462.62
Registered Nurse II FM 29 $ 4,479.59 $ 3,500.90 $ 4,370.33 $ 5,462.62
Teacher D 59 $ 3,954.04 $ 3,044.26 $ 3,799.23 $ 4,750.26
Toxicology Chemist II FM 5 $ 4,433.03 $ 3,500.90 $ 4,370.33 $ 5,462.62
SKILLED/TECHNICAL/TRADE
Effective October 05, 2013
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary 
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
A/C Lead Mechanic AM 7 $ 3,759.02 $ 2,733.47 $ 3,412.93 $ 4,267.47
Automotive Technician 10 6 $ 3,251.73 $ 2,580.93 $ 3,218.80 $ 4,026.53
Building Inspector 10 9 $ 3,148.70 $ 2,580.93 $ 3,218.80 $ 4,026.53
Building Inspector Supervisor 12 2 $ 3,731.87 $ 2,811.47 $ 3,598.40 $ 4,385.33
Building Mechanic 09 54 $ 3,171.94 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13
Bulk Food Technician 07 4 $ 2,655.03 $ 2,106.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,177.20
Carpenter 09 5 $ 3,228.16 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13
Construction Inspector DM 9 $ 4,161.16 $ 3,192.80 $ 3,986.67 $ 4,979.87
Courtesy Patrol Tech I 07 31 $ 2,626.95 $ 2,106.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,177.207
Courtesy Patrol Tech II 08 11 $ 2,280.29 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
Crew Chief 10 4 $ 3,593.20 $ 2,580.93 $ 3,218.80 $ 4,026.53
Election Technician 09 8 $ 2,981.55 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13
Electronic Technician 09 5 $ 3,098.51 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13
Equipment Operator I 06 8 $ 2,289.95 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Equipment Operator II 07 8 $ 2,665.22 $ 2,106.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,177.20
Equipment Operator III 08 10 $ 3,006.29 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
Guard Supervisor 08 3 $ 2,760.04 $ 2,277.60 $ 2,794.13 $ 3,433.73
Lead Building Mechanic AM 9 $ 3,592.33 $ 2,733.47 $ 3,412.93 $ 4,267.47
Lead Carpenter AM 2 $ 3,662.53 $ 2,733.47 $ 3,412.93 $ 4,267.47
Lead Electrician AM 7 $ 3,933.37 $ 2,733.47 $ 3,412.93 $ 4,267.47
Lead Electronic Mechanic AM 3 $ 3,549.87 $ 2,733.47 $ 3,412.93 $ 4,267.47
Lead Plumber (QA/QC) Team AM 9 $ 3,589.39 $ 2,733.47 $ 3,412.93 $ 4,267.47
Lead Welder AM 1 $ 3,548.13 $ 2,733.47 $ 3,412.93 $ 4,267.47
Maintenance Technician 07 3 $ 2,623.11 $ 2,106.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,177.20
Mechanic 10 4 $ 3,570.67 $ 2,580.93 $ 3,218.80 $ 4,026.53
Mechanic Supervisor D 3 $ 4,135.91 $ 3,044.26 $ 3,799.23 $ 4,750.26
Painter 09 4 $ 3,118.70 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13
Security Guard 06 21 $ 2,477.68 $ 1,991.60 $ 2,444.00 $ 3,002.13
Utility Construction Work 09 3 $ 3,198.58 $ 2,454.40 $ 3,012.53 $ 3,704.13