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3,029
Employees
$47,234
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 - $37,800 811
$37,800 - $56,400 1,412
$56,400 - $75,000 595
$75,000 - $93,600 130
$93,600 - $112,200 47
$112,200 - $130,800 9
$130,800 - $149,400 4
$149,400 - $168,000 2
$168,000 - $186,600 11
$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
Manda Hall Physician II $175,480
Jennifer D. Sims Deputy Director II $175,000
James A. Zoretic Physician II $173,093
Lillian M. Ringsdorf Physician II $172,462
Emilie Y. Prot Physician II $170,943
Carlos M. Plasencia Physician II $170,000
Kimberly L. Wolboldt Physician II $170,000
Sharon K. Melville Physician II $169,864

Positions with most employees in Department of State Health Services

Title Employees Median salary
Public Hlth & Prvnt Spec II 129 $37,044
Program Specialist V 114 $57,600
Program Specialist III 105 $47,156
H/Srvc Spec VII 104 $45,546
Program Specialist II 98 $42,978
Program Specialist IV 97 $51,364
Inspctr IV 90 $33,800
Public Hlth & Prvnt Spec I 86 $33,979
Sanitarian I 81 $49,766
Administrative Asst II 80 $29,067

Gender breakdown

2,171
Female employees
$46,331
Median female salary
858
Male employees
$49,485
Median male salary

Number of employees by salary

Women
Men

Number of employees by salary

Women

811

1,065

217

50

10

4

7

1

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

244

471

101

30

5

1

3

1

0

1

Ethnic breakdown

Employees by ethnicity

WHITE 48.2% / 1,460 employees
HISPANIC 31.1% / 942 employees
BLACK 14.8% / 449 employees
ASIAN 5.6% / 169 employees
AM INDIAN 0.3% / 9 employees

Salaries by ethnicity

Ethnicity Median salary
WHITE $51,254
ASIAN $49,485
BLACK $44,450
AM INDIAN $43,200
HISPANIC $42,266

Length of employment

Employees by tenure

1 year or less 548 employees
1-10 years 1,472 employees
10-20 years 1,009 employees

Salaries by tenure

Tenure Median salary
1 year or less $44,250
1-10 years $47,000
10-20 years $49,051

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