Sheriff Salary in the United States

How much does a Sheriff make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Sheriff in the United States is $31 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $29 and $32. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Sheriff?

A Sheriff is a government official, with varying duties, existing in some countries with historical ties to England, where the office originated. There is an analogous although independently developed office in Iceland that is commonly translated to English as Sheriff, and this is discussed below....

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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Sheriff in the United States. The average hourly rate for Sheriff ranges from $29 to $32 with the average hourly pay of $31. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $29 to $35 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $32.

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