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Compensation Job Index

    Compensation Job Index

    Renaissance Tower - 1201 Elm Street, 23rd Floor, Suite 2300-B, Dallas, TX 75270
    Telephone: (214) 653-7638 • Fax: (214) 653-7608


    The Compensation Job Index lists only 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 six (6) categories: "Administrative and Office Support"; "Attorney and Court"; "Information Technology"; "Law Enforcement / Detention / Probation"; "Professional"; and "Skilled / Technical / Trade".

    ADMINISTRATIVE AND OFFICE SUPPORT AS OF 1/1/2019
    Job TitleGrade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Mid (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
    ACCOUNTING CLERK I613$3,146.81$2,489.48$3,057.32$3,758.56
    ACCOUNTING CLERK II712$3,390.06$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    ACCOUNTING CLERK III818$3,560.57$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    ACCOUNTING CLERK IV94$3,902.77$3,073.55$3,769.38$4,634.66
    CASHIER II617$2,960.32$2,489.48$3,057.32$3,758.56
    CASHIER III77$3,323.86$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    CLERK I5188$2,898.38$2,311.02$2,833.79$3,486.36
    CLERK I (Receptionist)56$2,651.00$2,311.02$2,833.79$3,486.36
    CLERK II6417$3,079.15$2,489.48$3,057.32$3,758.56
    CLERK III7191$3,352.12$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    CLERK IV894$3,584.85$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    CLERK TYPIST56$2,798.94$2,311.02$2,833.79$3,486.36
    CLERK V98$3,887.45$3,073.55$3,769.38$4,634.66
    DATA ENTRY CLERK I58$2,905.00$2,311.02$2,833.79$3,486.36
    DATA ENTRY CLERK II611$3,040.12$2,489.48$3,057.32$3,758.56
    LEGAL ASSISTANT1019$4,160.75$3,228.58$4,028.96$5,036.65
    LEGAL SECRETARY831$3,493.06$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    SECRETARY623$3,203.08$2,489.48$3,057.32$3,758.56
    SENIOR SECRETARY826$3,633.94$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    ATTORNEY AND COURT POSITIONS AS OF 1/1/2019
    Job TitleGrade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Mid (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
    ATTORNEY IATT122$5,943.15$5,719.85$6,169.68$7,420.08
    ATTORNEY IIATT228$6,573.95$6,014.28$6,792.84$8,449.23
    ATTORNEY IIIATT357$7,244.65$6,619.46$7,471.64$9,291.27
    ATTORNEY IVATT4116$8,755.82$7,386.59$8,860.32$11,145.44
    ATTORNEY VATT586$10,699.84$8,446.39$10,554.84$13,167.99
    ATTORNEY VI (Managing Attorney)ATT622$12,154.69$9,625.79$12,028.55$15,008.58
    ATTORNEY VII (Legal Division Director)ATT715$14,176.45$11,454.44$13,741.06$17,859.60
    DISTRICT ATTORNEY - First Assistant001$18,335.10$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Special AssistantATT81$15,115.02$12,589.60$15,115.02$19,654.19
    DISTRICT ATTORNEY - Trial Bureau Chief001$16,501.59$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    ELECTED / APPOINTED OFFICIALS AS OF 1/1/2019
    Job TitleGrade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Mid (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
    CONSTABLEOF1$10,766.67$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    COUNTY AUDITORG21$15,106.50$13,759.00$17,198.75$20,638.51
    COUNTY CLERKOF1$13,193.13$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    COUNTY COMMISSIONEROF4$12,859.05$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    COUNTY JUDGEOF22$13,251.87$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    COUNTY TREASUREROF1$13,193.13$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    DISTRICT CLERKOF1$13,193.13$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    JUSTICE OF PEACEOF10$11,387.37$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    SHERIFFOF1$15,063.56$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOROF1$13,193.13$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AS OF 1/1/2019
    Job TitleGrade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Mid (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
    ASSISTANT CHIEF, IT OPERATIONSIT164$12,828.06$10,026.43$12,533.04$15,039.65
    INFORMATION SYSTEMS COORDINATORIT64$7,462.28$5,321.72$6,652.15$7,982.58
    NETWORK ENGINEERIT92$8,632.72$6,401.49$8,001.86$9,602.24
    SENIOR SERVER ADMINISTRATORIT94$8,632.72$6,401.49$8,001.86$9,602.24
    SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYSTIT105$8,851.54$6,787.12$8,483.90$10,180.68
    SENIOR SQL DBAIT113$8,773.52$7,172.76$8,965.94$10,759.13
    SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEERIT113$8,773.52$7,172.76$8,965.94$10,759.13
    TECHNICAL SUPPORT ANALYST/TRAINERIT51$6,304.60$5,051.78$6,314.72$7,577.67
    SENIOR SYSTEMS ANALYSTIT912$8,632.72$6,401.49$8,001.86$9,602.24
    SENIOR UNIX/LINUX SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORIT112$8,773.52$7,172.76$8,965.94$10,759.13
    SERVER ADMINISTRATORIT63$7,462.28$5,321.72$6,652.15$7,982.58
    APPLICATION SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGERIT133$10,943.56$8,175.40$10,219.25$12,263.10
    SENIOR ORACLE APPLICATION DB DEVELOPERIT132$10,943.56$8,175.40$10,219.25$12,263.10
    SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER - IT SERVICESIT134$10,943.56$8,175.40$10,219.25$12,263.10
    SENIOR ORACLE APPLICATIONS SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATORIT91$8,632.72$6,401.49$8,001.86$9,602.24
    LAW ENFORCEMENT / DETENTION / PROBATION / SECURITY AS OF 1/1/2019
    Job TitleGrade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Mid (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
    BULK FOOD TECHNICIAN074$3,221.37$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN408$3,605.33$3,608.94$4,356.98$5,105.02
    COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR426$4,459.87$4,286.74$5,143.91$6,001.08
    COOK II (Lead)064$3,074.45$2,489.48$3,057.32$3,758.56
    COURTESY PATROL TECH I0733$3,224.65$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    COURTESY PATROL TECH II086$3,427.95$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    DEPUTY66348$5,666.06$4,706.76$5,566.63$6,426.51
    DEPUTY CONSTABLE I6650$5,894.13$4,706.76$5,566.63$6,426.51
    DEPUTY CONSTABLE III685$6,498.25$5,907.34$6,150.70$7,398.14
    DEPUTY CONSTABLE IV695$7,420.90$6,793.59$7,076.85$8,503.39
    DEPUTY III (Sergeant)6843$6,999.03$5,907.34$6,150.70$7,398.14
    DEPUTY IV (Lieutenant)6916$8,100.81$6,793.59$7,076.85$8,503.39
    DEPUTY V (Captain)708$9,432.65$7,808.51$8,137.33$9,780.53
    DETENTION SERVICE COMMANDER453$7,942.45$6,669.33$7,754.41$8,839.49
    DETENTION SERVICE MANAGER4311$6,583.84$5,041.86$6,179.75$7,317.64
    DETENTION SERVICE OFFICER401227$4,330.59$3,608.94$4,311.98$5,015.02
    DETENTION SERVICE SUPERVISOR4242$5,613.39$4,286.74$5,143.91$6,001.08
    HEAD COOK082$3,586.41$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    INVESTIGATOR I673$5,510.75$4,683.59$5,510.75$6,882.58
    INVESTIGATOR II (Senior)6861$6,472.12$5,907.34$6,150.70$7,398.14
    INVESTIGATOR III (Special)695$7,297.47$6,793.59$7,076.85$8,503.39
    JDO III - DISCRETIONARY TRANSFERCC10$3,990.92$3,160.07$3,942.43$4,928.49
    JUVENILE PROBATION OFFICEREE150$4,407.26$3,520.61$4,389.49$5,492.73
    JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER IAA19$3,443.49$2,830.19$3,535.03$4,416.53
    JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER IIBB46$3,643.63$2,987.02$3,731.52$4,665.30
    JUVENILE DETENTION OFFICER IIICC76$4,043.26$3,160.07$3,942.43$4,928.49
    JUVENILE DETENTION SUPERVISOREE25$4,699.34$3,520.61$4,389.49$5,492.73
    JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL OFFICER IAA19$3,504.53$2,830.19$3,535.03$4,416.53
    JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL OFFICER IIBB23$3,725.29$2,987.02$3,731.52$4,665.30
    JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL OFFICER IIICC46$3,974.28$3,160.07$3,942.43$4,928.49
    JUVENILE RESIDENTIAL SUPERVISOREE24$4,728.87$3,520.61$4,389.49$5,492.73
    JUVENILE TRANSPORTATION OFFICER087$3,576.49$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC AS OF 1/1/2019
    Job TitleGrade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Mid (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
    ACCOUNTANT I1211$4,463.26$3,587.31$4,476.02$5,595.48
    ACCOUNTANT IIE6$5,128.14$3,987.65$4,975.98$6,220.77
    ASSISTANT CAMPUS ADMINISTRATORF5$5,241.08$4,201.53$5,241.08$6,552.88
    ASSISTANT MANAGER IC8$4,771.16$3,586.25$4,476.23$5,594.52
    CASE MANAGERDD11$3,990.43$3,331.33$4,160.55$5,202.50
    CASEWORKER ICC5$3,833.55$3,160.07$3,942.43$4,928.49
    CASEWORKER IIEE19$4,560.65$3,520.61$4,389.49$5,492.73
    CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGNERPE63$6,219.09$4,786.06$6,756.43$7,465.50
    COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN OPERATORBM0$0.00$3,617.95$4,513.88$5,642.35
    CONSTABLE CHIEF CLERKE5$4,758.06$3,987.65$4,975.98$6,220.77
    COUNTY COURT COORDINATORE5$6,280.37$3,987.65$4,975.98$6,220.77
    COURT REPORTERCR56$9,772.49$0.00$0.00$31,200.00
    DISTRICT CIVIL COURT COORDINATORE21$6,100.34$3,987.65$4,975.98$6,220.77
    DRUG CHEMIST IIFM9$5,377.18$4,380.27$5,468.09$6,834.73
    DRUG INTERVENTION SPECIALIST OFFICEREE17$4,532.96$3,520.61$4,389.49$5,492.73
    EPIDEMIOLOGIST IIH4$5,430.24$4,881.29$6,092.76$7,616.34
    FAMILY COURT COUNSELORGM12$6,337.35$4,708.42$5,873.36$7,343.64
    FIELD NURSE SUPERVISORHM4$6,386.23$5,046.83$6,299.97$7,873.82
    FORENSIC BIOLOGIST IIGM9$6,282.95$4,708.42$5,873.36$7,343.64
    FORENSIC BIOLOGIST IIIHM4$7,059.80$5,046.83$6,299.97$7,873.82
    INTERNAL AUDITOR IIF14$4,976.25$4,201.53$5,241.08$6,552.88
    LEAD CASEWORKERFF9$4,832.24$3,693.06$4,608.81$5,760.62
    MICROBIOLOGIST IC10$4,483.37$3,586.25$4,476.23$5,594.52
    OFFICE BRANCH SUPERVISORE10$4,842.18$3,987.65$4,975.98$6,220.77
    PSYCHOLOGIST I & IIJM9$6,375.37$5,884.80$7,343.64$9,182.57
    REGISTERED NURSE IIFM25$5,524.57$4,380.27$5,468.09$6,834.73
    TEACHERD62$4,811.72$3,808.92$4,753.54$5,943.43
    TOXICOLOGY CHEMIST IIFM8$5,636.73$4,380.27$5,468.09$6,834.73
    SKILLED / TECHNICAL / TRADES AS OF 1/1/2019
    Job TitleGrade# Pos.Average Salary (Mo.)Min (Mo.)Mid (Mo.)Max (Mo.)
    A/C LEAD MECHANICAM7$4,502.95$3,419.66$4,268.71$5,339.50
    AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN1010$4,400.13$3,228.58$4,028.96$5,036.65
    BUILDING INSPECTOR108$3,924.10$3,228.58$4,028.96$5,036.65
    BUILDING MECHANIC942$3,869.63$3,073.55$3,769.38$4,634.66
    BULK FOOD TECHNICIAN74$3,221.37$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    CARPENTER96$3,857.41$3,073.55$3,769.38$4,634.66
    CONSTRUCTION INSPECTORDM9$4,908.40$3,994.78$4,988.06$6,231.82
    COURTESY PATROL TECH I733$3,224.65$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    COURTESY PATROL TECH II86$3,427.95$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    CREW CHIEF113$4,387.07$3,423.26$4,275.93$5,343.10
    ELECTIONS ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN107$4,170.40$3,228.58$4,028.96$5,036.65
    ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN106$3,762.17$3,073.55$3,769.38$4,634.66
    EQUIPMENT OPERATOR I79$3,113.07$2,635.50$3,237.59$3,976.68
    EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II811$3,451.06$2,850.02$3,498.98$4,293.95
    EQUIPMENT OPERATOR III912$3,790.80$3,073.54$3,769.38$4,634.66
    LEAD BUILDING MECHANICAM3$4,419.54$3,419.66$4,268.71$5,339.50
    LEAD CARPENTERAM2$4,583.28$3,419.66$4,268.71$5,339.50
    LEAD ELECTRICIANAM4$4,852.78$3,419.66$4,268.71$5,339.50
    LEAD ELECTRONIC MECHANICAM1$4,268.71$3,419.66$4,268.71$5,339.50
    LEAD PLUMBER (QA/QC) TEAMAM4$4,548.13$3,419.66$4,268.71$5,339.50
    LEAD WELDERAM2$4,353.44$3,419.66$4,268.71$5,339.50
    MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN87$3,383.47$2,850.20$3,498.989$4,293.95
    MECHANIC103$4,222.75$3,228.58$4,028.96$5,036.65
    MECHANIC SUPERVISORD1$4,753.54$3,808.92$4,753.54$5,943.43
    PAINTER98$3,764.19$3,073.55$3,769.38$4,634.66
    SECURITY GUARD622$3,019.54$2,489.48$3,057.32$3,758.56
    UTILITY CONSTRUCTION WORKER92$3,894.36$3,073.55$3,769.38$4,634.66