$58k $58k
680k 680k
5.0% 5.0%
3.9/5 3.9/5
H.S. High School

How much does a Sheriff make in Nebraska?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in Nebraska

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $26.18. Hourly wages typically start from $15.81 and go up to $36.05.

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

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in Nebraska

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $54,460 per year. Salaries typically start from $32,890 and go up to $74,990.

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

Learn more about the Sheriff job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Sheriffs earn in other states.

How to Become 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

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
    • Loading jobs...
    View all jobs →

Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in Nebraska earn:

$36.05
an hour
$74,990
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in Nebraska earn:

$32.02
an hour
$66,600
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in Nebraska earn:

$26.18
an hour
$54,460
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in Nebraska earn:

$19.80
an hour
$41,180
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in Nebraska earn:

$15.81
an hour
$32,890
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Find your perfect career

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

80% Match?
Take the free career test

Sheriff salary comparison

Sheriffs earn more than 58% percent of Law careers in Nebraska. Sheriff salaries are in the bottom 53% of all careers in Nebraska.

Lawyer Salary in Nebraska $80k
Coroner Salary in Nebraska $58k
Sheriff Salary $54k
Police Officer Salary in Nebraska $54k
Forensic Science Technician Salary in Nebraska $50k
Paralegal Salary in Nebraska $43k
Judicial Law Clerk Salary in Nebraska $38k
Correctional Officer Salary in Nebraska $36k
Legislator Salary in Nebraska $18k
Source:

Historical salary for Sheriffs in Nebraska

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

    • George Washington University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Georgetown University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • American University | Washington, DC
      Offers: Certificate, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
    • Loading jobs...
    View all jobs →