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How much does a Sheriff make in District of Columbia?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in District of Columbia

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $34.04. Hourly wages typically start from $25.29 and go up to $41.86.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in District of Columbia

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $70,790 per year. Salaries typically start from $52,600 and go up to $87,070.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in District of Columbia earn:

$41.86
an hour
$87,070
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in District of Columbia earn:

$40.85
an hour
$84,970
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in District of Columbia earn:

$34.04
an hour
$70,790
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in District of Columbia earn:

$28.98
an hour
$60,270
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in District of Columbia earn:

$25.29
an hour
$52,600
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

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Historical salary for Sheriffs in District of Columbia

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Should I be a Sheriff?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Sheriff? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good sheriff? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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