Tazewell County



Data year



$22 million

Total expenditure


Median salary


With a population of 135k, Tazewell County is classified as Large. It is larger than 91.30% of County populations in Illinois.

The median salary in Tazewell County is higher than 2.86% of County median salaries in Illinois.

Tazewell County spent more on payroll in 2017 than 87.14% of other employers in the County category.

The highest spending department in Tazewell County is the Sheriff, with an annual payroll expenditure of $7,391,095.

Employees View all (995)

Top earners in Tazewell County

Name Position Department Salary
Stewart Umholtz States Attorney Tazewell County State's Attorney $165,870
Kevin E Johnson Chief Assistant Tazewell County State's Attorney $161,950
Luke P Taylor Public Defender Tazewell County Public Defender $149,283
Craig W Fink County Engineer Tazewell County Highway $138,735
Wendy K Ferrill County Administrator Tazewell County County Board $133,114

Data year: 2017 (Source)

Departments View all (28)

Top-spending departments in Tazewell County

Department Number of employees Median salary Total expenditure
Sheriff 130 $56,855 $7 million
Health Dept 185 $19,209 $4 million
State's Attorney 28 $62,659 $2 million
Court Services 36 $48,405 $2 million
Highway 23 $57,037 $1 million

Data year: 2017 (Source)

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