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2020 Salaries: Here's how much Buffalo County employees make
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2020 Salaries: Here's how much Buffalo County employees make

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KEARNEY — State law requires that Buffalo County publish its salaries annually in August.

The county published a legal notice on Aug. 1 with the following information:

2020 Salary List, Buffalo County

COUNTY BOARD: Chairman, $28,923; Commissioners (6), $26,523; Administrator, $66,311; Administrative Assistant $18/hour

COUNTY CLERK: $75,354; Deputy, $25.68/hour; Clerk Assistant, $16.95/hour; Clerk Assistant $15.74/hour

COUNTY TREASURER: $75,354; Deputy, $26.24/hour; Motor Vehicle Clerk IV (2) $21.22/hour; Motor Vehicle Clerk II $14.56/hour; Real Estate Clerk IV $19.60/hour; Temporary Clerk, $12.50/hour

REGISTER OF DEEDS: $75,354; Deputy, $26.24/hour; Abstract Clerk II, $19.60/hour; Abstract Clerk II (2) $18.85/hour

ASSESSOR: $75,354; Deputy, $26.24/hour; State Reports Clerk, $21.97/hour; Homestead Exemption Clerk. $16/hour; Permissive Exemptions Clerk, $15/hour; Records Clerk, $20.51/hour; Commercial Field Assistant, $20.36/hour; Residential Field Assistant (2), $17.03/hour; Residential Field Assistant, $17.91/hour; Agricultural Field Assistant, $19.53/hour

ELECTION COMMISSIONER: $31.64/hour; Election Clerk I, $20.38/hour; Election Clerk II Part Time, $13.45/hour; Election/Clerical Part Time, $12/hour

GIS/ZONING/FLOOD PLAIN: Administrator, $24.04/hour; Part Time Clerical, $13.45/hour;

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CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT: $75,354; Chief Deputy, $26.24/hour; Admin Asst II/Deputy, $22.04/hour; Court Services III, $15/hour; Court Services III, $16.76/hour; Administrative Assistant/Bailiff, $18.31/hour; Administrative Assistant/Bailiff, $19.60

PUBLIC DEFENDER: $92,836; Chief Deputy Public Defender, $96,265.53; Deputy Public Defender (2) $88,778.16; Deputy Public Defender $81,290.79; Legal Secretary (2), $19.57/hour; Legal Secretary, $18.03/hour; Receptionist/Translator, $17/hour

COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE: Receptionist, $15.49/hour; Office Clerk, $16.53/hour

BUILDING & GROUNDS: Facilities Director, $77,178.42; Assistant Facilities Director, $25/hour; Maintenance Worker, $20.11/hour; Maintenance Worker, $19.09/hour; Maintenance Worker/Project Coordinator, $19/hour; Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker, $15.50/hour; Head Custodian, $18.01/hour; Custodian, $17.49/hour; Custodian, $18.54/hour; Custodian, $16.93/hour; Custodian, $15.37; Custodian, $14.42; Temporary COVID Custodian (2), $13/hour

COUNTY SHERIFF: $91,931; Chief Deputy, $91,087.20; Captain, $91,908; Investigator (4), $31.90/hour; Sergeant (5), $33.58/hour; Deputy (2), $24.75/hour; Deputy (2), $25.85/hour; Deputy (3), $27/hour; Deputy, $28.30/hour; Deputy, $29.37/hour; Deputy (5), $30.23/hour; Part-time Deputy, $19.72; Part-time Deputy, $20.29/hour; Part-time Deputy (2) $21.87; Administrative Assistant, $22.24; Part time Administrative Assistant, $16.43; Civil Process Clerk, $20.74/hour; Community Service Officer, $20.63/hour; Community Service Officer, $21.28/hour; Community Service Officer, $23.58/hour Maintenance $21.78

COUNTY ATTORNEY: $116,044.11; Office Manager/Admin Legal Asst, $61,295.40; Chief Deputy Attorney (2) $108,638.28; Deputy Attorney $99,606.78; Deputy Attorney, $98,231.40; Deputy Attorney, $91,216.80; Deputy Attorney, $88,568.37; Deputy Attorney, $84,938.76; Deputy Attorney, $83,473.74; Juvenile Diversion Administrator, $70,011; Truancy Case Manager, $54,240.84; Child Support Enforcement Worker, $19.69/hour; Child Support Enforcement Worker, $19.31/hour; Child Support Enforcement Worker, $18.43; Legal Assistant, $19.31/hour; Legal Assistant, $18.43/hour; Legal Assistant, $17.79/hour; Legal Assistant (2), $17.70; Part Time Clerical (3), $11.14/hour; Receptionist/File Clerk, $19.21/hour; Receptionist/NSF Clerk $19.69/hour; Data Entry/Calendar Clerk, $19.01/hour; COUNTY SURVEYOR: $32,053.60; Surveyor Assistant, $23.65/hour; Temporary Surveyor Assistant, $23/hour

COMMUNICATIONS: Lieutenant $87,436.80; Officer (2), $17.64/hour; Officer (5), $19.36/hour; Officer (2), $19.91/hour; Officer, $21.69/hour; Officer (4), $22.57

COUNTY JAIL: Lieutenant, $87,436.80; Jail Administrator, $21,405.60/hour; Detention Nurse (2), $27.38/hour; Sergeant, $25.45/hour; Sergeant, $26.50/hour; Sergeant (3), $27.43/hour; Corrections Officer (7), $18.81/hour; Corrections Officer (2), $19.34/hour; Corrections Officer (9), $20.63/hour; Corrections Officer (4), $21.28/hour; Corrections Officer (2), $21.84/hour; Corrections Officer (2), $23.18/hour; Corrections Officer, $23.58/hour; Full time Clerical, $20.74

VETERAN’S SERVICE OFFICER: $31.64/hour; Assistant Service Officer (2), $21.19

HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT: $79,404.57; Assistant Highway Superintendent, $23/hour; Mechanic, $23.05/hour; Mechanic, $23.81/hour; Mechanic, $25.53/hour; Patrol Operator (2), $18/hour; Patrol Operator (2), $18.50/hour; Patrol Operator, $18.75/hour; Patrol Operator (2), $19.25/hour; Patrol Operator, $19.30/hour; Patrol Operator (2), $19.75/hour; Patrol Operator, $19.80/hour; Patrol Operator, $20.55/hour; Patrol Operator (9), $20.87/hour; Patrol Operator, $21.37/hour; Truck Driver/Operator, $20.13/hour; Truck Driver/Operator (3), $20.45/hour; Truck Driver/Operator, $21.49/hour; Heavy Equipment Operator, $20/hour; Heavy Equipment Operator, $20.76/hour; Heavy Equipment Operator (3), $22.10/hour; Foreman, $24.71/hour; Foreman, $25.06/hour; Bridge Crew Laborer, $22.10/hour; Sign Maintenance, $20.75/hour; Welder, $24.68/hour; Part Time Laborer, $14/hour; Part Time Laborer (3), $15/hour; Bookkeeper-Secretary, $22.01/hour; Bookkeeper-Secretary $20.01

WEED SUPERINTENDENT: $66,311.46; Secretary, $14.83/hour; Sprayer 1, $19.30/hour; Sprayer 2, $17.84/hour

EMERGENCY MANAGER: $66,441.60

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