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How much does a Sheriff make in South Carolina?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in South Carolina

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $18.27. Hourly wages typically start from $13.18 and go up to $27.75.

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in South Carolina

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $38,000 per year. Salaries typically start from $27,410 and go up to $57,720.

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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in South Carolina earn:

$27.75
an hour
$57,720
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in South Carolina earn:

$22.37
an hour
$46,540
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in South Carolina earn:

$18.27
an hour
$38,000
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in South Carolina earn:

$15.43
an hour
$32,090
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in South Carolina earn:

$13.18
an hour
$27,410
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

Historical salary for Sheriffs in South Carolina

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

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