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Sheriff salary in United States

How much does a Sheriff make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $21.76
Low $12.99
High $36.45

The average salary for a sheriff is $21.76 per hour in the United States. 222 salaries reported, updated at December 5, 2023

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Top companies for Sheriffs in United States

  1. Sacramento County, CA
    8 reviews6 salaries reported
    $44.97per hour
  2. $41.77per hour
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Highest paying cities for Sheriffs near United States

  1. Martinez, CA
    $37.31 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  2. Bakersfield, CA
    $31.44 per hour
    12 salaries reported
  3. Santa Rosa, CA
    $29.11 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  1. Santa Barbara, CA
    $25.70 per hour
    8 salaries reported
  2. Ventura, CA
    $25.60 per hour
    10 salaries reported
  3. Placerville, CA
    $24.43 per hour
    17 salaries reported
  1. Kenosha, WI
    $22.75 per hour
    15 salaries reported
  2. Memphis, TN
    $21.96 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. Oroville, CA
    $17.36 per hour
    5 salaries reported
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 117 ratings

50% of Sheriffs in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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