Douglas County



Data year



$4 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 20k, Douglas County is classified as Small. It is larger than 46.38% of County populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Douglas County is higher than 41.43% of County median salaries in Illinois.

Douglas County spent more on payroll in 2017 than 45.71% of other employers in the County category.

The highest spending department in Douglas County is the Sheriff's Department, with an annual payroll expenditure of $1,374,861.

Employees View all (141)

Top earners in Douglas County

Name Position Department Salary
Kate Watson States Attorney Douglas County States Attorney $128,959
James E. Crane Highway Engineer Douglas County County Motor Fuel $109,451
Fred Galey Sheriff Douglas County Sheriff's Department $73,064
Bobbi Murray County Treasurer Douglas County County Treasurer $71,213
Julia Mills Circuity Clerk Douglas County Circuit Clerk $71,213

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (19)

Top-spending departments in Douglas County

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Sheriff's Department 46 $29,888 $1 million
Health Department 36 $19,620 $706k
States Attorney 5 $54,192 $271k
Circuit Clerk 8 $29,850 $239k
Highway Department 5 $41,977 $210k

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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