Sheriff Salary in the United States

How much does a Sheriff make in the United States? The average Sheriff salary in the United States is $64,537 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $60,018 and $67,008. Salary ranges 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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