How much does a County Administrator make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a County Administrator in the United States is $68 as of March 26, 2024, but the salary range typically falls between $59 and $78. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a County Administrator?

In local government in the United States, a County Administrator or county manager is a person appointed to be the administrative manager of a county, in a council-manager form of county government. In some counties, the equivalent position is the county executive (although this term is sometimes used to refer to a directly or indirectly elected official, and not a hired employee) or county chief administrative officer (CAO) in some counties, and county judge in others. The term "county manager," as opposed to CAO, implies more discretion and independent authority that is set forth in a char...

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Polk County Administrator - Crookston , MN
The benefits package includes a monthly $1,350 cafeteria plan contribution by the County; healthcare plans through BCBS with various deductibles and very attractive, low-cost premiums regardless of ...
Recruitology - 24 days ago
Leelanau County Board of Commissioners - Suttons Bay , MI
County of Leelanau-- Administrator/Chief Financial Officer The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners is seeking an experienced individual to be its next Administrator/C.F.O. Responsibilities: The ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 26 days ago
Administrator - Operations Manager Post Adjudication Facility / Food Service Salary:$60,000.00 ... Must be able to prepare statistical information and data for the Cameron County Juvenile Board ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 1 day ago
Waukesha County, WI - Waukesha , WI
Employee Benefits Administrator Waukesha County Waukesha, WI Waukesha County's Human Resources is a trailblazer amid Wisconsin's public sector employers. We are dedicated to providing exceptional ...
LinkedIn - 13 days ago
Cook County Treasurer's Office - Chicago , IL
The Cook County Treasurer's Office is seeking a highly skilled and motivated SQL Database Administrator (DBA) to join our team. As a SQL DBA, you will be responsible for ensuring the performance ...
LinkedIn - 6 days ago
211 LA County - San Gabriel , CA
... County. Objectives of this role: * Maintain essential IT infrastructure, encompassing operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and ...
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