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Compensation Job Index

Compensation Job Index

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The Compensation Job Index lists the most commonly used job 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: "Administrative and Office Support"; "Professional"; "Law Enforcement / Detention / Probation"; "Attorney"; "Skilled and Technical / Trade"; and "Elected Officials."

ADMINISTRATIVE AND OFFICE SUPPORT AS OF 10/01/2019
Job TitleJob Grade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Max In-Hire (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
ACCOUNTING CLERK I67 $ 3,308.19 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,180.67 $ 3,908.67
ACCOUNTING CLERK II77 $ 3,601.37 $ 2,740.40 $ 3,367.87 $ 4,135.73
ACCOUNTING CLERK III826 $ 3,691.73 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
ACCOUNTING CLERK IV93 $ 4,132.84 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40
CASHIER II616 $ 3,200.17 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,180.67 $ 3,908.67
CASHIER III76 $ 3,501.33 $ 2,740.40 $ 3,367.87 $ 4,135.73
CLERK I5194 $ 3,005.26 $ 2,402.40 $ 3,946.67 $ 3,624.40
CLERK I (Receptionist)56 $ 2,651.00 $ 2,402.40 $ 3,946.67 $ 3,624.40
CLERK II6402 $ 3,209.00 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,180.67 $ 3,908.67
CLERK III7190 $ 3,449.87 $ 2,740.40 $ 3,367.87 $ 4,135.73
CLERK IV894 $ 3,714.80 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
CLERK TYPIST56 $ 2,968.62 $ 2,402.40 $ 3,946.67 $ 3,624.40
CLERK V98 $ 4,043.43 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40
DATA ENTRY CLERK I56 $ 3,063.38 $ 2,402.40 $ 3,946.67 $ 3,624.40
DATA ENTRY CLERK II611 $ 3,233.30 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,180.67 $ 3,908.67
LEGAL ASSISTANT1020 $ 4,306.38 $ 3,359.20 $ 4,189.47 $ 5,238.13
LEGAL SECRETARY830 $ 3,671.32 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
SECRETARY622 $ 3,306.25 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,180.67 $ 3,908.67
SENIOR SECRETARY828 $ 3,674.85 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
ATTORNEY POSITIONS AS OF 10/01/2019
Job TitleJob Grade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Max In-Hire (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
ATTORNEY IATT120 $ 6,200.19 $ 5,948.64 $ 6,416.47 $ 7,716.88
ATTORNEY IIATT227 $ 6,887.12 $ 6,254.85 $ 7,064.55 $ 8,787.20
ATTORNEY IIIATT362 $ 7,670.75 $ 6,884.24 $ 7,770.51 $ 9,662.92
ATTORNEY IVATT4120 $ 9,236.86 $ 7,682.05 $ 9,214.73 $ 11,591.26
ATTORNEY VATT591 $ 11,049.19 $ 8,784.36 $ 10,977.03 $ 13,694.71
ATTORNEY VI (Managing Attorney)ATT621 $ 12,653.14 $ 10,010.82 $ 12,509.69 $ 15,608.92
ATTORNEY VII (Legal Division Director)ATT716 $ 14,508.89 $ 11,912.62 $ 14,290.70 $ 18,573.98
DISTRICT ATTORNEY - First Assistant001 $ 19,068.50 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Special AssistantATT81 $ 15,719.62 $ 13,093.18 $ 15,719.62 $ 20,440.36
DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Trial Bureau Chief001 $ 17,161.65 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
ELECTED / APPOINTED OFFICIALS AS OF 10/01/2019
Job TitleJob Grade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Max In-Hire (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
CONSTABLEOF5 $ 11,089.68 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
COUNTY AUDITORG21 $ 17,886.70 $ 14,309.36 $ 17,886.70 $ 21,464.05
COUNTY CLERKOF1 $ 13,720.86 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
COUNTY COMMISSIONEROF4 $ 13,131.71 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
COUNTY JUDGEOF1 $ 16,541.11 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
COUNTY TREASUREROF1 $ 13,720.86 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
DISTRICT CLERKOF1 $ 13,720.86 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
JUSTICE OF PEACEOF10 $ 11,842.86 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
SHERIFFOF1 $ 15,063.56 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOROF1 $ 13,720.86 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES AS OF 10/01/2019
Job TitleJob Grade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Max In-Hire (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
ASSISTANT CHIEF, IT OPERATIONSIT163 $ 13,256.59 $ 10,427.49 $ 13,034.36 $ 15,641.24
INFORMATION SYSTEMS COORDINATORIT64 $ 7,710.53 $ 5,534.59 $ 6,918.24 $ 8,301.88
JAVA PROGRAMMER/WEB MASTERIT121 $ 10,341.62 $ 8,021.15 $ 10,026.43 $ 12,031.72
NETWORK ENGINEERIT92 $ 8,350.47 $ 6,657.55 $ 8,321.93 $ 9,986.33
SENIOR SERVER ADMINISTRATORIT94 $ 8,539.86 $ 6,657.55 $ 8,321.93 $ 9,986.33
SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYSTIT105 $ 9,226.09 $ 7,058.60 $ 8,823.26 $ 10,587.91
SENIOR SQL DBAIT113 $ 10,140.14 $ 7,459.67 $ 9,324.58 $ 11,189.50
SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEERIT111 $ 9,324.58 $ 7,459.67 $ 9,324.58 $ 11,189.50
TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST/TRAINERIT53 $ 6,523.97 $ 5,253.85 $ 6,567.31 $ 7,880.78
SENIOR SYSTEMS ANALYSTIT912 $ 8,731.25 $ 6,657.55 $ 8,321.93 $ 9,986.33
SENIOR UNIX/LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORIT112 $ 9,688.49 $ 7,459.67 $ 9,324.58 $ 11,189.50
SERVER ADMINISTRATORIT63 $ 7,148.85 $ 5,534.59 $ 6,918.24 $ 8,301.88
APPLICATION SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGERIT133 $ 11,567.25 $ 8,502.42 $ 10,628.02 $ 12,753.62
SENIOR ORACLE APPLICATION DB DEVELOPERIT133 $ 10,967.99 $ 8,502.42 $ 10,628.02 $ 12,753.62
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER - IT SERVICESIT135 $ 10,927.48 $ 8,502.42 $ 10,628.02 $ 12,753.62
SENIOR ORACLE APPLICATIONS SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORIT91 $ 8,321.93 $ 6,657.55 $ 8,321.93 $ 9,986.33
LAW ENFORCEMENT / DETENTION / PROBATION AS OF 10/01/2019
Job TitleJob Grade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Max In-Hire (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN4014 $ 3,968.10 $ 3,752.67 $ 4,484.14 $ 5,215.60
COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR426 $ 4,912.56 $ 4,458.13 $ 5,349.07 $ 6,240.00
DEPUTY66327 $ 6,067.37 $ 4,894.93 $ 5,789.33 $ 6,683.73
DEPUTY CONSTABLE I6643 $ 6,215.89 $ 4,894.93 $ 4,236.27 $ 6,683.73
DEPUTY CONSTABLE III685 $ 7,284.85 $ 6,142.93 $ 4,622.81 $ 7,694.27
DEPUTY CONSTABLE IV695 $ 8,168.99 $ 7,065.33 $ 5,310.87 $ 8,843.53
DEPUTY III (Sergeant)6842 $ 7,286.93 $ 6,142.93 $ 4,622.81 $ 7,694.27
DEPUTY IV (Lieutenant)6916 $ 8,670.40 $ 7,065.33 $ 5,310.87 $ 8,843.53
DEPUTY V (Captain)708 $ 10,111.20 $ 8,120.85 $ 6,111.33 $ 10,171.75
DETENTION SERVICE COMMANDER453 $ 8,579.73 $ 6,936.10 $ 5,724.96 $ 9,193.01
DETENTION SERVICE MANAGER4311 $ 7,209.79 $ 5,243.53 $ 4,988.59 $ 7,610.35
DETENTION SERVICE OFFICER401203 $ 4,624.05 $ 3,752.67 $ 3,339.27 $ 5,215.60
DETENTION SERVICE SUPERVISOR4236 $ 5,939.89 $ 4,458.13 $ 4,010.94 $ 6,240.00
INVESTIGATOR I671 $ 5,730.40 $ 5,058.13 $ 5,731.18 $ 7,157.88
INVESTIGATOR II (Senior)6865 $ 6,604.48 $ 5,931.79 $ 6,396.73 $ 7,694.07
INVESTIGATOR III (Special)695 $ 7,473.96 $ 6,827.10 $ 7,359.92 $ 8,843.41
JDO III - DISCRETIONARY TRANSFERCC10 $ 4,124.64 $ 3,286.40 $ 4,099.33 $ 5,125.47
JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICEREE83 $ 4,661.18 $ 3,661.43 $ 4,565.08 $ 5,712.44
JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER IAA66 $ 3,556.06 $ 2,943.20 $ 3,676.40 $ 4,593.33
JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER IIBB56 $ 3,821.50 $ 3,106.13 $ 3,880.93 $ 4,853.33
JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER IIICC81 $ 4,163.72 $ 3,286.40 $ 4,099.33 $ 5,125.47
JUVENILE DETENTION SUPERVISOREE25 $ 4,902.62 $ 3,661.43 $ 4,565.08 $ 5,712.44
JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL OFFICER IAA28 $ 3,597.78 $ 2,943.20 $ 3,676.40 $ 4,593.33
JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL OFFICER IIBB21 $ 3,884.23 $ 3,106.13 $ 3,880.93 $ 4,853.33
JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL OFFICER IIICC51 $ 4,096.04 $ 3,286.40 $ 4,099.33 $ 5,125.47
JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL SUPERVISOREE24 $ 4,822.56 $ 3,661.43 $ 4,565.08 $ 5,712.44
JUVENILE TRANSPORTATION OFFICER088 $ 3,705.22 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
PROFESSIONAL AS OF 10/01/2019
Job TitleJob Grade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Max In-Hire (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
ACCOUNTANT I1213 $ 4,803.87 $ 3,731.87 $ 4,654.00 $ 5,818.80
ACCOUNTANT IIE7 $ 5,283.80 $ 4,147.16 $ 5,175.02 $ 6,469.60
ASSISTANT CAMPUS ADMINISTRATORF4 $ 5,450.72 $ 4,369.59 $ 5,450.72 $ 6,815.00
ASSISTANT MANAGER IC9 $ 4,792.62 $ 3,729.70 $ 4,655.28 $ 5,818.30
CASE MANAGERDD17 $ 4,286.53 $ 3,464.93 $ 4,326.40 $ 5,409.73
CASEWORKER ICC6 $ 3,922.53 $ 3,286.40 $ 4,099.33 $ 5,125.47
CASEWORKER IIEE20 $ 4,685.98 $ 3,661.43 $ 4,565.08 $ 5,712.44
CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGNERPE64 $ 6,051.34 $ 4,977.50 $ 7,026.69 $ 7,764.12
COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN OPERATORBM0 $   -   $ 3,762.67 $ 4,694.44 $ 5,868.03
CONSTABLE CHIEF CLERKE5 $ 4,995.56 $ 4,147.16 $ 5,175.02 $ 6,469.60
COUNTY COURT COORDINATORE5 $ 6,694.07 $ 4,147.16 $ 5,175.02 $ 6,469.60
COURT REPORTERCR55 $ 10,164.93 $   -   $   -   $ 31,200.00
DISTRICT CIVIL COURT COORDINATORE20 $ 6,296.00 $ 4,147.16 $ 5,175.02 $ 6,469.60
DRUG CHEMIST IIGM0 $   -   $ 4,896.76 $ 6,108.29 $ 7,637.39
DRUG INTERVENTION SPECIALIST OFFICEREE21 $ 4,780.12 $ 3,661.43 $ 4,565.08 $ 5,712.44
EPIDEMIOLOGIST IIH6 $ 5,663.57 $ 5,076.54 $ 6,336.47 $ 7,920.99
FAMILY COURT COUNSELORGM14 $ 6,528.38 $ 4,896.76 $ 6,108.29 $ 7,637.39
FIELD NURSE SUPERVISORHM4 $ 6,711.17 $ 5,248.70 $ 6,551.97 $ 8,188.77
FORENSIC BIOLOGIST IIHM11 $ 6,520.55 $ 5,248.70 $ 6,551.97 $ 8,188.77
FORENSIC BIOLOGIST IIIIM7 $ 7,106.70 $ 5,652.45 $ 7,055.84 $ 8,817.83
INTERNAL AUDITOR IIF15 $ 5,331.85 $ 4,369.59 $ 5,450.72 $ 6,815.00
LEAD CASEWORKERFF7 $ 5,106.67 $ 3,840.78 $ 4,793.16 $ 5,991.04
MICROBIOLOGIST IC5 $ 4,655.28 $ 3,729.70 $ 4,655.28 $ 5,818.30
OFFICE BRANCH MANAGERE10 $ 5,155.43 $ 4,147.16 $ 5,175.02 $ 6,469.60
PSYCHOLOGISTJM7 $ 6,934.67 $ 6,120.19 $ 7,637.39 $ 9,549.87
REGISTERED NURSE IIFM31 $ 6,191.33 $ 4,555.48 $ 5,686.81 $ 7,108.12
TEACHERD62 $ 5,050.40 $ 3,961.28 $ 4,943.68 $ 6,181.17
TOXICOLOGY CHEMIST IIGM8 $ 6,108.29 $ 4,896.76 $ 6,108.29 $ 7,637.39
SKILLED / TECHNICAL / TRADES AS OF 10/01/2019
Job TitleJob Grade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Max In-Hire (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
A/C LEAD MECHANICAM7 $ 4,941.73 $ 3,556.45 $ 4,439.46 $ 5,553.08
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN119 $ 4,490.87 $ 3,560.27 $ 4,447.73 $ 5,557.07
BUILDING INSPECTOR109 $ 4,100.68 $ 3,359.20 $ 4,189.47 $ 5,238.13
BUILDING MECHANIC946 $ 3,929.99 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40
BULK FOOD TECHNICIAN70 $   -   $ 2,740.40 $ 3,367.87 $ 4,135.73
CARPENTER96 $ 4,011.80 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40
CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORDM8 $ 5,058.73 $ 4,154.57 $ 5,187.58 $ 6,481.09
COOK II (Lead)064 $ 3,275.13 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,180.67 $ 3,908.67
COURTESY PATROL TECH I738 $ 3,411.93 $ 2,740.40 $ 3,367.87 $ 4,135.73
COURTESY PATROL TECH II86 $ 3,613.13 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
CREW CHIEF115 $ 4,516.72 $ 3,560.27 $ 4,447.73 $ 5,557.07
ELECTION TECHNICIAN96 $ 3,710.49 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40
ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN101 $ 4,189.47 $ 3,359.20 $ 4,189.47 $ 5,238.13
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I78 $ 3,250.65 $ 2,740.40 $ 3,367.87 $ 4,135.73
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II812 $ 3,614.14 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III911 $ 3,956.73 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40
LEAD CARPENTERAM2 $ 4,996.33 $ 3,556.45 $ 4,439.46 $ 5,553.08
LEAD ELECTRICIANAM4 $ 4,524.00 $ 3,556.45 $ 4,439.46 $ 5,553.08
LEAD ELECTRONIC TECHNICIANBM2 $ 4,715.53 $ 3,762.67 $ 4,694.44 $ 5,868.03
LEAD PLUMBER (QA/QC) TEAMAM4 $ 4,696.90 $ 3,556.45 $ 4,439.46 $ 5,553.08
LEAD WELDERAM3 $ 4,600.27 $ 3,556.45 $ 4,439.46 $ 5,553.08
MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN88 $ 3,527.33 $ 2,964.00 $ 3,640.00 $ 4,465.07
MECHANIC113 $ 4,475.47 $ 3,560.27 $ 4,447.73 $ 5,557.07
MECHANIC SUPERVISORD2 $ 4,943.68 $ 3,961.28 $ 4,943.68 $ 6,181.17
PAINTER98 $ 3,954.60 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40
SECURITY GUARD622 $ 3,200.13 $ 2,587.87 $ 3,180.67 $ 3,908.67
UTILITY CONSTRUCTION WORKER92 $ 4,097.60 $ 3,196.27 $ 3,920.80 $ 4,820.40