Boone County



Data year



$12 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 54k, Boone County is classified as Medium. It is larger than 76.81% of County populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Boone County is higher than 88.57% of County median salaries in Illinois.

Boone County spent more on payroll in 2017 than 77.14% of other employers in the County category.

The highest spending department in Boone County is the Sheriff-Special, with an annual payroll expenditure of $2,906,274.

Employees View all (294)

Top earners in Boone County

Name Position Department Salary
Tricia L Smith States Attorney Boone County States Attorney $166,507
Carie L Poirier Public Defender Boone County Public Defender $149,850
Kenneth A Terrinoni County Administrator Boone County Adm. Aid $127,514
David M Ernest Sheriff Boone County Sheriff-Special $121,595
Justin D Krohn Highway Engineer Boone County Highway $101,523

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (27)

Top-spending departments in Boone County

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Sheriff-Special 38 $76,481 $3 million
Corrections 41 $57,608 $2 million
Public Safety Bl. 27 $49,326 $1 million
States Attorney 12 $65,413 $785k
Circuit Clerk 30 $24,577 $737k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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