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How much does a Sheriff make in Michigan?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in Michigan

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $27.99. Hourly wages typically start from $17.16 and go up to $36.52.

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

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in Michigan

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $58,230 per year. Salaries typically start from $35,690 and go up to $75,970.

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

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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in Michigan earn:

$36.52
an hour
$75,970
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in Michigan earn:

$32.96
an hour
$68,550
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in Michigan earn:

$27.99
an hour
$58,230
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in Michigan earn:

$22.34
an hour
$46,470
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in Michigan earn:

$17.16
an hour
$35,690
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

Sheriffs earn less than 61% percent of Law careers in Michigan. Sheriff salaries are in the top 64% of all careers in Michigan.

Lawyer Salary in Michigan $95k
Customs Inspector Salary in Michigan $81k
Arbitrator Salary in Michigan $65k
Judge Salary in Michigan $60k
Fish And Game Warden Salary in Michigan $59k
Sheriff Salary $58k
Police Officer Salary in Michigan $58k
Paralegal Salary in Michigan $47k
Judicial Law Clerk Salary in Michigan $45k
Bailiff Salary in Michigan $36k
Legislator Salary in Michigan $19k
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Historical salary for Sheriffs in Michigan

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