Suffolk County paid 12,632 employees or former employees a total of $1,102,490,668 in 2021, an increase of 1.36% from 2020, according to data gathered from a public website maintained by the county.

There were 1,632 county workers who earned more than $200,000, an increase of 9.09% from the 1,496 who did in 2020.

The charts below show the departments with the largest payrolls in 2021 and how many employees earned more than $200,000 each year since 2012, respectively, and the table includes information for individual employees. Total pay can amount to more than base pay and overtime because of other contractual obligations or because a retiring employee may receive a payout that includes accumulated vacation or other time. Total pay can also be less than base pay if the employee did not work a full year. See Nassau County's payroll here. Read more about county payrolls here.

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