Compensation and Benefits


Nicollet County offers a competitive compensation plan that keeps up with the current market conditions. We offer a performance based pay system and reward employees for their efforts and dedication to their work. When we consider offers of employment we examine the candidates training, education, and experience as it relates to the requirements of the position and provide an offer within the position pay range that is equitable.


Nicollet County offers a comprehensive package of benefits to meet the needs of our employees and their families. These include:

  • Active Safety and Wellness teams, committees, and programs
  • County contribution to the employee's HSA or VEBA accounts to help pay for out of pocket health, dental, and vision expenses
  • Credit Union membership
  • Deferred Compensation Plan Options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Insurance – including an HSA or VEBA plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability insurance
  • Onsite wellness center
  • Paid Holidays (eleven)
  • Public Employee Retirement Association (PERA)
  • Vacation and Sick time
  • Vision Insurance