Salary hikes coming for deputy prosecutors

The Hamilton County Council has approved pay raises for deputy prosecutors.  Prosecutor Sonia Leerkamp requested tiered scale based on their duties.  Prosecutors that handle misdemeanors to class D felonies will get just over $44,000 a year.  Entry-level prosecutors that handle felonies only will get over $54,000 while the entry level salaries for supervising deputy prosecutors will be over $67,000.