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2,967
Employees
$46,331
Median salary

What do these numbers mean?

This data reflects the records supplied to The Texas Tribune by this public entity in response to a public information request. The median salary is calculated using all of the full-time salaries that the entity reports. Part-time salaries are not included in that calculation. An "N/A" means there are no full-time workers in that category and no median salaries were calculated.

Number of employees by salary

Number of employees by salary

Compensation Number of Employees
$19,200 - $37,800 821
$37,800 - $56,400 1,416
$56,400 - $75,000 536
$75,000 - $93,600 108
$93,600 - $112,200 48
$112,200 - $130,800 8
$130,800 - $149,400 6
$149,400 - $168,000 4
$168,000 - $186,600 9
$186,600 - $205,200 0
$205,200 - $223,800 0
$223,800 - $242,400 1

Top compensation in Department of State Health Services

Name Title Compensation
John W. Hellerstedt Commissioner, Dshs $242,353
Stephen J. Pont Physician III $181,000
Jennifer D. Sims Deputy Director II $175,000
James A. Zoretic Physician II $173,093
Kimberly L. Wolboldt Physician II $170,000
Carlos M. Plasencia Physician II $170,000
Lillian M. Ringsdorf Physician II $169,891
Sharon K. Melville Physician II $169,864
Mary A. Anderson Physician II $169,864
Sharon D. Huff Physician II $169,806

Positions with most employees in Department of State Health Services

Title Employees Median salary
Public Hlth & Prvnt Spec II 128 $37,043
Program Specialist V 109 $56,575
H/Srvc Spec VII 106 $45,400
Administrative Asst II 103 $28,340
Program Specialist III 102 $46,574
Program Specialist IV 100 $50,405
Inspctr IV 96 $33,800
Public Hlth & Prvnt Spec I 91 $33,048
Administrative Asst III 83 $32,030
Sanitarian I 81 $49,766

Gender breakdown

2,115
Female employees
$45,993
Median female salary
852
Male employees
$48,645
Median male salary

Number of employees by salary

Women
Men

Number of employees by salary

Women

815

1,037

189

45

7

4

9

0

0

0

Salary

$19,200 - $41,520

$41,520 - $63,840

$63,840 - $86,160

$86,160 - $108,480

$108,480 - $130,800

$130,800 - $153,120

$153,120 - $175,440

$175,440 - $197,760

$197,760 - $220,080

$220,080 - $242,400

Men

263

451

95

30

5

2

3

1

0

1

Ethnic breakdown

Employees by ethnicity

WHITE 48.6% / 1,441 employees
HISPANIC 30.8% / 914 employees
BLACK 15.0% / 444 employees
ASIAN 5.4% / 161 employees
AM INDIAN 0.2% / 7 employees

Salaries by ethnicity

Ethnicity Median salary
WHITE $50,500
ASIAN $48,642
BLACK $43,300
HISPANIC $41,486
AM INDIAN $40,509

Length of employment

Employees by tenure

1 year or less 357 employees
1-10 years 1,593 employees
10-20 years 1,017 employees

Salaries by tenure

Tenure Median salary
1 year or less $44,356
1-10 years $46,092
10-20 years $48,326

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