Compensation

We know that most of our poll workers offer to work on election day do so to fulfill a civic duty to assure that our democracy work. We appreciate your commitment, but strongly believe that you deserve to be appropriately compensated for you time and hard work. The poll worker compensation schedule is as follows:  

Inspectors

The amount paid to Inspectors is based on the active voter population of their polling location as follows:

  • $190: Up to 2,499 active voters;
  • $240: 2,500 to 3,499 active voters;
  • $265: 3,500 to 4,499 active voters;
  • $290: Over 4,500 active voters

(These rates do NOT include additional pay for training or meal allowance)

Judges

$150. Judges that are the opposite party of the Clerk of the Court and must accompany the Inspector in returning supplies to the Administration Center will be paid an additional $15.

Clerks

$150

Poll Worker Training

New poll workers shall be paid $50 for attendance at the New Poll Worker Training Class. While you can attend more than one training session, each poll worker shall only be paid once for training.

Returning poll workers who worked in the 2020 Primary Election will be paid $25 to attend a Refresher Training Class.

Meal Reimbursement

Inspectors, Judges and Clerks who work the full day on election day will be compensated an additional $20 for meal reimbursement.