County Administrator Salary in the United States

How much does a County Administrator make in the United States? The average County Administrator salary in the United States is $104,005 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $97,711 and $111,631. Salary ranges 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of County Administrator in the United States. The base salary for County Administrator ranges from $97,711 to $111,631 with the average base salary of $104,005. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $98,408 to $111,710 with the average total cash compensation of $104,420.

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