Adams County



Data year



$15 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 67k, Adams County is classified as Medium. It is larger than 81.16% of County populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Adams County is higher than 87.14% of County median salaries in Illinois.

Adams County spent more on payroll in 2017 than 81.43% of other employers in the County category.

The highest spending department in Adams County is the Bailiffs, Deputies, Correction Off, with an annual payroll expenditure of $3,224,969.

Employees View all (395)

Top earners in Adams County

Name Position Department Salary
Gary L Farha Elected/Appointed Adams County State's Attorney $165,796
Todd R Nelson Attorney Adams County Public Defenders $149,423
William R Ballard Paramedic Adams County Ambulance Dept $133,546
Tina S. Lucas Stoner Dentist Adams County Health Dept $131,383
Christina M Terstriep Employee Adams County $131,163

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (26)

Top-spending departments in Adams County

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Bailiffs, Deputies, Correction Off 65 $49,615 $3 million
Ambulance Dept 64 $44,720 $3 million
Health Dept 38 $40,332 $2 million
Juvenile Detention Center 30 $36,153 $1 million
Probation 22 $43,592 $959k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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