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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 seven (7) categories: “Administration and Office Support”, "Attorney and Court Positions", "Elected Officials and Appointees", "Information Technology Services", “Law Enforcement/Detention/Probation”, “Professional and Scientific”, and “Skilled and Technical/Trade”.

ADMINISTRATIVE AND OFFICE SUPPORT
Effective May 1, 2015
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Administrative Assistant 10 24 $ 3,503.00 $ 2,709.00 $ 3,380.00 $ 4,228.00
Accounting Clerk I 06 13 $ 2,621.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2,567.00 $ 3,153.00
Caseworker 12 14 $ 3,803.00 $ 3,011.00 $ 3,756.00 $ 4,697.00
Cashier II 06 28 $ 2,645.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2,567.00 $ 3,153.00
Clerk I 05 194 $ 2,460.00 $ 1,940.00 $ 2,378.00 $ 2,926.00
Clerk II 06 69 $ 2,648.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2,567.00 $ 3,153.00
Clerk IV 08 96 $ 3,052.00 $ 2,392.00 $ 2,935.00 $ 3,605.00
Customer Service Rep I 06 19 $ 2,597.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2.567.00 $ 3,153.00
Data Entry Clerk I 05 8 $ 2,473.00 $ 1,940.00 $ 2,378.00 $ 2,926.00
Disease Intervention Specialist I CC 4 $ 3,297.00 $ 2,652.00 $ 3,309.00 $ 4,134.00
Interviewer/Collector 10 17 $ 3,371.00 $ 2,709.00 $ 3,380.00 $ 4,228.00
Outreach Worker 05 23 $ 2,441.00 $ 1,940.00 $ 2,378.00 $ 2,926.00
Process Support Supervisor A 52 $ 3,508.00 $ 2,710.00 $ 3,382.00 $ 4,227.00
Program Coordinator I 12 4 $ 3,749.00 $ 3,011.00 $ 3,756.00 $ 4,697.00
Secretary 06 22 $ 2,785.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2,567.00 $ 3,153.00
Senior Secretary 08 33 $ 3,198.00 $ 2,392.00 $ 2,935.00 $ 3,605.00
Teacher Aide 06 6 $ 2,695.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2,567.00 $ 3,153.00
ATTORNEY AND COURT POSITIONS
Effective May 1, 2015
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Attorney I ATT1 21 $ 4,972.00 $ 4,800.00 $ 5,178.00 $ 6,227.00
Attorney II ATT2 30 $ 5,364.00 $ 5,047.00 $ 5,701.00 $ 7,091.00
Attorney III ATT3 50 $ 6,116.00 $ 5,555.00 $ 6,270.00 $ 7,797.00
Attorney V ATT5 71 $ 9,089.00 $ 7,088.00 $ 8,858.00 $ 11,051.00
Attorney VII (Legal Division Director) ATT7 13 $ 12,043.00 $ 9,613.00 $ 11,532.00 $ 14,988.00
Legal Assistant 10 16 $ 3,539.00 $ 2,709.00 $ 3,380.00 $ 4,228.00
Legal Secretary 08 34 $ 3,099.00 $ 2,392.00 $ 2,935.00 $ 3,605.00
Senior Legal Secretary 09 13 $ 3,439.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
County Truancy Court Magistrate 00 5 $ 9,831.00 $ 9,831.00 $ 9,831.00 $ 9,831.00
Court Coordinator 00 33 $ 4,644.39 $ 3,671.00 $ 4,588.75 $ 5,506.50
Court Master 00 9 $ 9,831.00 $ 9,831.00 $ 9,831.00 $ 9,831.00
Court Recorder D 3 $ 4,068.00 $ 3,196.00 $ 3,989.00 $ 4,988.00
Court Reporter CR 60 $ 8,203.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
District Judge - Civil OF 13 $ 1,500.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
ELECTED OFFICIALS AND APPOINTEES
Effective May 1, 2015
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary 
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Constable OF 5 $ 9,206.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Justice of the Peace OF 10 $ 9,831.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Sheriff OF 1 $ 13,005.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Tax Assessor/Collector OF 1 $ 11,390.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Treasurer OF 1 $ 11,390.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Effective May 1, 2015
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly) 
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Application Support & Developoment Manager NM 4 $ 9,148.00 $ 5,986.00 $ 7,471.00 $ 9,339.00
Assistant Technical Support Analyst/Trainer DM 2 $ 4,466.00 $ 3,352.00 $ 4,186.00 $ 5,229.00
Information Systems Coordinator IM 5 $ 6,223.00 $ 4,561.00 $ 5,694.00 $ 7,115.00
IT Enterprise Apps Architect OM 1 $ 9,321.00 $ 7,081.00 $ 8,838.88 $ 11,049.57
IT Enterprise Security Officer OM 1 $ 9,802.00 $ 7,081.00 $ 8,838.88 $ 11,049.57
IT Enterprise Server/Storage Architect OM 1 $ 10,253.00 $ 7,081.00 $ 8,838.88 $ 11,049.57
IT Justice System Architect 00 1 $ 11,156.00 $ -- $ 15,000.00 $ 30,000.00
Network Engineer JM 2 $ 6,462.00 $ 4,939.00 $ 6,163.00 $ 7,706.00
Program Manager II I 4 $ 5,786.00 $ 4,426.00 $ 5,525.00 $ 6,904.00
Project Manager IT Services LM 3 $ 7,972.00 $ 5,573.00 $ 6,953.00 $ 8,692.00
Senior Business Analyst KM 5 $ 7,323.00 $ 5,277.00 $ 6,586.00 $ 8,234.00
Senior Developer (COBOL) LM 3 $ 7,789.00 $ 5,573.00 $ 6,953.00 $ 8,692.00
Senior Network Engineer NM 4 $ 7,858.00 $ 5,986.00 $ 7,471.00 $ 9,339.00
Senior Oracle DBA OM 3 $ 8,989.00 $ 7,081.00 $ 8,838.88 $ 11,049.57
Senior Server Administrator KM 3 $ 7,089.00 $ 5,277.00 $ 6,586.00 $ 8,234.00
Senior Systems Analyst KM 8 $ 7,085.00 $ 5,277.00 $ 6,586.00 $ 8,234.00
Senior Unix/Linux Systems Administrator NM 2 $ 7,818.00 $ 5,986.00 $ 7,471.00 $ 9,339.00
Server Administrator IM 3 $ 5,826.00 $ 4,561.00 $ 5,694.00 $ 7,115.00
Senior Oracle Application DB Developer NM 3 $ 8,850.00 $ 5,986.00 $ 7,471.00 $ 9,339.00
Senior Project Manager IT Services NM 5 $ 9,290.00 $ 5,986.00 $ 7,471.00 $ 9,339.00
Technical Support Analyst/Trainer GM 7 $ 5,282.00 $ 3,951.00 $ 4,929.00 $ 6,163.00
LAW ENFORCEMENT / DETENTION / PROBATION
Effective May 1, 2015
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary
(Monthly) 
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Communication Technician 09 13 $ 3,182.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Deputy 66 350 $ 4,562.00 $ 3,775.00 $ 4,505.00 $ 5,394.00
Deputy Constable I 66 63 $ 4,817.00 $ 3,775.00 $ 4,505.00 $ 5,394.00
Detention Service Commander 45 2 $ 7,065.00 $ 5,280.00 $ 6,289.00 $ 7,418.00
Detention Manager G 7 $ 4,784.00 $ 3,804.00 $ 4,747.00 $ 5,935.00
Detention Service Manager 43 8 $ 5,431.00 $ 3,995.00 $ 4,975.00 $ 6,141.00
Detention Service Officer 40 1329 $ 3,356.00 $ 2,863.00 $ 3,496.00 $ 4,208.00
Detention Service Supervisor 42 48 $ 4,602.00 $ 3,432.00 $ 4,150.00 $ 5,038.00
Investigator I INV1 3 $ 4,503.00 $ 4,080.00 $ 4,624.62 $ 5,775.00
Investigator II (Senior) INV2 57 $ 5,517.00 $ 4,787.00 $ 5,498.00 $ 6,208.00
Juvenile Detention Officer I AA 47 $ 2,900.00 $ 2,375.00 $ 2,967.00 $ 3,708.000
Juvenile Detention Officer II BB 55 $ 3,117.00 $ 2,508.00 $ 3,132.00 $ 3,916.00
Juvenile Detention Supervisor FF 25 $ 4,085.00 $ 3,099.00 $ 3,868.00 $ 4,834.00
Juvenile Residential Officer I AA 19 $ 2,987.00 $ 2,375.00 $ 2,967.00 $ 3,708.00
Juvenile Residential Officer II BB 23 $ 3,155.00 $ 2,508.00 $ 3,132.00 $ 3,916.00
Public Defender Investigator II INV2 5 $ 5,240.00 $ 4,787.00 $ 5,498.00 $ 6,208.00
Public Defender Investigator III INV3 1 $ 6,559.00 $ 5,509.00 $ 5,939.00 $ 7,136.00
Security Guard 06 26 $ 2,577.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2,567.00 $ 3,153.00
PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC
Effective May 1, 2015
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary 
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
Autopsy Technician 09 8 $ 3,333.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Disease Intervention Specialist I CC 4 $ 3,296.00 $ 2,652.00 $ 3,309.00 $ 4,134.00
Disease Intervention Specialist II DD 5 $ 3,246.00 $ 2,796.00 $ 3,493.00 $ 4,365.00
Drug Chemist II GM 7 $ 4,661.00 $ 3,951.00 $ 4,929.00 $ 6,163.00
Firearms Examiner GM 3 $ 5,065.00 $ 3,951.00 $ 4,929.00 $ 6,163.00
Medicolegal Death Investigator 15 13 $ 4,404.00 $ 3,526.00 $ 4,399.00 $ 5,500.00
Toxicology Chemist II GM 7 $ 4,869.00 $ 3,951.00 $ 4,929.00 $ 6,163.00
Trace Evidence Examiner GM 2 $ 4,797.00 $ 3,951.00 $ 4,929.00 $ 6,163.00
Accountant I 12 11 $ 3,753.00 $ 3,011.00 $ 3,756.00 $ 4,697.00
Accountant II E 5 $ 4,301.00 $ 3,346.00 $ 4,176.00 $ 5,221.00
Audit Supervisor II G 3 $ 4,697.00 $ 3,804.00 $ 4,747.00 $ 5,935.00
Budget/Policy Analyst H 3 $ 4,439.00 $ 4,096.00 $ 5,113.00 $ 6,392.00
Buyer 11 3 $ 3,725.00 $ 2,872.00 $ 3,588.00 $ 4,484.00
Casemanager DD 18 $ 3,404.00 $ 2,796.00 $ 3,493.00 $ 4,365.00
Caseworker I CC 5 $ 3,082.00 $ 2,652.00 $ 3,309.00 $ 4,134.00
Caseworker II EE 19 $ 3,813.00 $ 2,955.00 $ 3,683.00 $ 4,609.00
Civil Engineering Designer PE6 4 $ 5,223.00 $ 4,016.00 $ 5,670.00 $ 6,265.00
Clinician I/II GM 28 $ 4,310.00 $ 3,951.00 $ 4,929.00 $ 6,163.00
Field Nurse Supervisor HM 4 $ 5,388.00 $ 4,235.00 $ 5,287.00 $ 6,608.00
Forensic Biologist II HM 11 $ 5,245.00 $ 4,235.00 $ 5,287.00 $ 6,608.00
Forensic Biologist III IM 4 $ 5,925.00 $ 4,561.00 $ 5,694.00 $ 7,115.00
GIS Analyst/Coordinator PE5 2 $ 5,761.00 $ 3,953.00 $ 5,579.00 $ 6,165.00
Internal Auditor I 13 3 $ 3,427.00 $ 3,195.00 $ 3,990.00 $ 4,987.00
Internal Auditor II F 13 $ 4,177.00 $ 3,526.00 $ 4,398.00 $ 5,499.00
Lead Caseworker FF 7 $ 4,061.00 $ 3,099.00 $ 3,868.00 $ 4,834.00
LVN II 09 13 $ 3,250.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Microbiologist I C 9 $ 3,784.00 $ 3,010.00 $ 3,756.00 $ 4,695.00
Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant LM 2 $ 6,854.00 $ 5,573.00 $ 6,953.00 $ 8,692.00
Psychologist I/II JM 7 $ 5,319.00 $ 4,939.00 $6,163.00 $ 7,706.00
Registered Nurse II FM 31 $ 4,604.00 $ 3,676.00 $ 4,589.00 $ 5,736.00
Teacher D 50 $ 4,046.00 $ 3,196.00 $ 3,989.00 $ 4,988.00
SKILLED / TECHNICAL / TRADE
Effective May 1, 2015
Job Title Job Grade Number
of
Employees
Average Salary 
(Monthly)
Minimum Salary (Monthly) Midpoint Salary (Monthly) Maximum Salary (Monthly)
A/C Mechanic 09 5 $ 3,214.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Automotive Technician 11 6 $ 3,782.00 $ 2,872.00 $ 3,588.00 $ 4,484.00
Building Inspector 10 9 $ 3,299.00 $ 2,709.00 $ 3,380.00 $ 4,228.00
Building Mechanic 09 52 $ 3,302.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Carpenter 09 5 $ 3,252.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Construction Inspector DM 6 $ 4,319.00 $ 3,352.00 $ 4,186.00 $ 5,229.00
Courtesy Patrol Tech I 07 39 $ 2,694.00 $ 2,212.00 $ 2,718.00 $ 3,337.00
Election Technician 09 8 $ 3,049.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Electrician 09 3 $ 3,236.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Electrionic Technician 09 5 $ 3,156.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Equipment Operator I 07 9 $ 2,546.00 $ 2,212.00 $ 2,718.00 $ 3,337.00
Equipment Operator IV 10 2 $ 3,380.00 $ 2,709.00 $ 3,380.00 $ 4,228.00
Lead Building Mechanic AM 10 $ 3,799.00 $ 2,870.00 $ 3,584.00 $ 4,481.00
Lead Carpenter AM 2 $ 3,846.00 $ 2,870.00 $ 3,584.00 $ 4,481.00
Lead Electrician AM 7 $ 3,725.00 $ 2,870.00 $ 3,584.00 $ 4,481.00
Lead Electronic Mechanic AM 3 $ 3,727.00 $ 2,870.00 $ 3,584.00 $ 4,481.00
Lead Painter AM 2 $ 3,853.00 $ 2,870.00 $ 3,584.00 $ 4,481.00
Lead Plumber AM 10 $ 3,701.00 $ 2,870.00 $ 3,584.00 $ 4,481.00
Lead Welder AM 2 $ 3,654.00 $ 2,870.00 $ 3,584.00 $ 4,481.00
Maintenance Technician 07 4 $ 2,352.00 $ 2,212.00 $ 2,718.00 $ 3,337.00
Mechanic 11 5 $ 3,843.00 $ 2,872.00 $ 3,588.00 $ 4,484.00
Painter 09 7 $ 3,172.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Plumber 09 2 $ 3,288.00 $ 2,577.00 $ 3,163.00 $ 3,890.00
Service Attendant 03 10 $ 2,222.00 $ 1,704.00 $ 2,090.00 $ 2,567.00