County jobs by the numbers

2013-03-31T00:00:00Z County jobs by the numbers
March 31, 2013 12:00 am

Per-employee cost comparison by county:  Lake County  Porter County            

Median annual salary:  $65,000 (average Lake salary, $31,697)  $35,048

Annual health insurance cost:  $17,810  $15,800

Annual average Public Employees' Retirement Fund cost:  $3,645  $3,572

Number of paid holidays per year:  13  12

Number of sick/personal days per year:  10 if hired after 2003, 12 if hired before 2003  12

Paid vacation days:  10 after one year of seniority, adding days with each year of service up to 25 days maximum for those hired after 2003, 30 days maximum for those hired before 2003  10 days at one year, 15 days at five years, 20 days at 10 years and 25 days at 20 years

Number of full-time employees:  1,695  629

Full-time employees per capita: 1 employee per 292 residents  1 employee per 263 residents

Work week: 40 hours  32.5  hours

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