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How much does a Sheriff make in Tennessee?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in Tennessee

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $20.34. Hourly wages typically start from $13.75 and go up to $28.72.

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in Tennessee

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $42,310 per year. Salaries typically start from $28,600 and go up to $59,740.

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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in Tennessee earn:

$28.72
an hour
$59,740
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in Tennessee earn:

$25.24
an hour
$52,490
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in Tennessee earn:

$20.34
an hour
$42,310
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in Tennessee earn:

$16.56
an hour
$34,440
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in Tennessee earn:

$13.75
an hour
$28,600
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

Historical salary for Sheriffs in Tennessee

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

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