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How much does a Sheriff make in Texas?

Average Sheriff Hourly Wage in Texas

Sheriffs earn a median hourly wage of $28.14. Hourly wages typically start from $17.97 and go up to $38.18.

Average Sheriff Yearly Salary in Texas

Sheriffs earn a median salary of $58,520 per year. Salaries typically start from $37,380 and go up to $79,420.

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Sheriff Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sheriff Earnings

The highest earning Sheriffs in Texas earn:

$38.18
an hour
$79,420
per year
Senior Sheriff Earnings

Senior Sheriffs in Texas earn:

$34.41
an hour
$71,580
per year
Experienced Sheriff Earnings

Experienced Sheriffs in Texas earn:

$28.14
an hour
$58,520
per year
Junior Sheriff Earnings

Junior Sheriffs in Texas earn:

$21.82
an hour
$45,380
per year
Starting Sheriff Earnings

Starting Sheriffs in Texas earn:

$17.97
an hour
$37,380
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sheriff salary comparison

Historical salary for Sheriffs in Texas

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

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