McHenry County

Cook or Collar County


Data year



$64 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 307k, McHenry County is classified as Small. It is larger than 0.00% of Cook or Collar County populations in Illinois.

The median salary in McHenry County is higher than 20.00% of Cook or Collar County median salaries in Illinois.

McHenry County spent more on payroll in 2017 than 0.00% of other employers in the Cook or Collar County category.

The highest spending department in McHenry County is the County Sheriff, with an annual payroll expenditure of $27,897,074.

Employees View all (1482)

Top earners in McHenry County

Name Position Department Salary
Peter B Austin County Administrator McHenry County County Administration $210,498
Patrick D Kenneally States Attorney McHenry County State's Attorney $166,508
Joseph Korpalski County Engineer McHenry County Division Of Transportation $160,443
William P Prim Sheriff McHenry County County Sheriff $159,891
Ralph A Sarbaugh Asst County Admin - Finance McHenry County County Administration $156,287

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (34)

Top-spending departments in McHenry County

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
County Sheriff 397 $70,270 $28 million
Valley Hi Nursing Home 270 $19,541 $5 million
Public Health Department 129 $33,720 $4 million
Division Of Transportation 75 $46,236 $3 million
State's Attorney 60 $56,515 $3 million

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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