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Section 325.06 | Salary of sheriff.


(A) Each sheriff shall be classified, for salary purposes, according to the population of the county. All sheriffs shall receive annual compensation in accordance with the following schedules and in accordance with section 325.18 of the Revised Code:



ClassPopulation RangeCompensation
11 - 55,000$61,624
255,001 - 95,00071,384
395,001 - 200,00086,974
4200,001 - 400,00097,437
5400,001 - 1,000,000103,249
61,000,001 or more106,241



ClassPopulation RangeCompensation
11 - 55,000$64,327
255,001 - 95,00074,953
395,001 - 200,00091,322
4200,001 - 400,000102,309
5400,001 - 1,000,000108,411
61,000,001 or more111,553

(B) In addition to the annual compensation that a sheriff receives under this section for performing the duties of sheriff prescribed by law, each sheriff shall receive in consideration of the impact of Amended Substitute Senate Bill No. 2 of the 121st general assembly on the workload of the sheriff, an additional amount equal to one-eighth of the annual compensation that the sheriff receives under division (A) of this section and section 325.18 of the Revised Code. This additional compensation shall be paid biweekly from the county treasury if adequate funds have been appropriated by the general assembly. If adequate funds have been appropriated by the general assembly for the purposes of this section, not later than the fifteenth day of March and September of each year, the attorney general shall reimburse the fiscal officer of the county the amount of additional compensation paid under this division, the related amount of employer contributions made under Chapter 145. of the Revised Code as required by the public employees retirement board, and the related amount of the payments to the social security administration for employer contributions for Medicare part A. The fiscal officer shall deposit the revenue in the county treasury.

Last updated August 16, 2022 at 4:14 PM

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