St. Clair County



Data year



$39 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 266k, St. Clair County is classified as Large. It is larger than 97.10% of County populations in Illinois.

The median salary in St. Clair County is higher than 80.00% of County median salaries in Illinois.

St. Clair County spent more on payroll in 2017 than 94.29% of other employers in the County category.

The highest spending department in St. Clair County is the Sheriff Patrol, with an annual payroll expenditure of $4,734,784.

Employees View all (1001)

Top earners in St. Clair County

Name Position Department Salary
Brendan F. Kelly State'S Attorney St. Clair County Elected Officials $164,502
Debra H. Moore Director-County Administration St. Clair County County Board Administration $148,943
Michael T. Cantwell Director-Airport St. Clair County Pbc Midamerica Airport $146,687
Terry W. Beach Director-Igd St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Dept $129,706
Steven R. Sallerson Chief Deputy-States Attorney St. Clair County State's Attorney $117,131

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (49)

Top-spending departments in St. Clair County

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Sheriff Patrol 61 $77,619 $5 million
Sheriff Jail 77 $58,529 $5 million
State's Attorney 58 $45,476 $3 million
Probation 54 $45,738 $2 million
Intergovernmental Grants Dept 58 $33,657 $2 million

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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