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How much does a Sheriff make in North Carolina?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in North Carolina

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $19.84. Hourly wages typically start from $14.66 and go up to $28.79.

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in North Carolina

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $41,260 per year. Salaries typically start from $30,500 and go up to $59,880.

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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in North Carolina earn:

$28.79
an hour
$59,880
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in North Carolina earn:

$23.72
an hour
$49,350
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in North Carolina earn:

$19.84
an hour
$41,260
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in North Carolina earn:

$16.68
an hour
$34,700
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in North Carolina earn:

$14.66
an hour
$30,500
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

Historical salary for Sheriffs in North Carolina

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

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